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Machu Picchu Anniversary Trip

We celebrated our 25th anniversary and Machu Picchu's 100th anniversary!

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With a little puppy
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Karen Hoffman
Although we were not ready to leave, we had to go back to Lima for a 'red-eye' flight back to the States. Boris, yet again, planned for us to have a taxi driver meet us at the Lima airport and take …
Ollantaytambo
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Karen Hoffman
After our wonderful hike, we had to go back to Cusco. I didn't want to leave, but as we got on the train and were settling in to the ride back, we got yet another very pleasant surprise - the train …
The peru salt mines
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Karen Hoffman
As if our visit to Machu Picchu wasn't grand enough, our guide got us tickets to hike to the top of Huayna Picchu. It wasn't initially on our itinerary, but after our group sort of got all psyched …
Old woman in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
After a great breakfast, we took a bus up to the Machu Picchu ruins and WOW! I did not know that this was the 100th anniversary of Machu Picchu! Here we were celebrating our 25th anniversary and …
Child in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
After getting up to a wonderful view of the mountains and an awesome breakfast, we even saw llamas in the courtyard, we took the train toward Machu Picchu. It was nice to take the train - very …
At the market in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
Our guide took us through Chinchero, Maras, Moray, the Salt mines, then to Ollantaytambo. Boris, our guide, added much more than what was initially on our itinerary (he catered the trip to what our …
Local weaver in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
After arriving in Cusco and having some time to check into our hotel and rest a bit (which we needed), our wonderful guide, Boris, took us on a tour of the downtown area and up to the mountain that …
Locals in Peru
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Karen Hoffman
Our hotel was so convenient; just across the street from the airport and easy to get to. No worries about commuting, getting a taxi or making sure we got to the airport the next morning in time for …

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