Machu Picchu vacation May 27 2016-3

How far is it?

The treK was amazing. My only criticism is that day two was too long. We were forced to hike very fast to make it back to camp before dark.
Other than that, everything else was great. Victor was a great guide, the food was delicious and the camp sites got progressively better. I loved "happy hour" Although I loved ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 27 2016-6

Don’t Stop, Except for Chocolate

This trip has been an amazing experience. I met great people and was able to challenge my body and mind. The views from our hike were breath taking.
The food was delicious, every meal was different and extremely satisfying. Our staff worked so hard to haul our things, cook for us, guide us and ensure our safety. The ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 27 2016

I can’t feel my feet

This was an adventure of a lifetime. The crew was fantastic, the trails were challenging yet beautiful views along every step.
Coming from roughly sea level to to the highest point on day 2 of the Salkantay mountain trek was a challenge but thank you to altitude medicine, it was possible. This trek had many options that were ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 27 2016-5

What goes up must come down

It was amazing. Amazing, amazing, amazing. The food was absolutely wonderful and the hike was absolutely magnificent but the best part about the trip was The people.
From the porters to the cooks to the guides and of course the other trek members, everyone was such a blast to be with. Everyone supported one another through the entire ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation May 27 2016-6

Views

This was an amazing adventure and I cannot wait to tell my friends back home about my life changing experience.
From the well-educated tour guides to the morning coca leaf tea, it was a joy to be a part of this amazing group of people. The second day was by far the toughest day of the trip but ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 27 2016-3

Victor is da bomb !!

Experience was so great! A variety of experiences: I rode a mule, chilled in the hot springs, zip lined And oh ya, trekked!.
Definitely recommend the Salkantay trek over the other trails you go through different terrains! Definitely recommend taking advantage of all the activities they offer for the full experience! Zip line was so cool better than I ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 27 2016-1

Thank you diamox

Had a blast on this trek! This was my first time camping outside and Victor did his best to make the whole adventure so much fun.
I had a lot of trouble adjusting to the altitude but Victor assured me it was normal and offered options to adjust, I.e. Taking a horse up to the highest point :) The ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 27 2016

Blisters galore

These boots were made for walking, that's just what they'll do, one of these days these boots will Trek on the Salkantay Trail!!!!!!! And they did just that. what a fun adventure with old friends and new.
The most incredible views I have had the pleasure and privilege of walking in, through and around. The crisp heat of ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 27 2016-2

Mannish Gambino

This trip was hard. It was definitely challenging and will push the casual tourist(me) to the limit.
That being said, going on this trip was one of the best decisions I have made so far. I met some of the coolest, most interesting people from all kinds of different places, ages, and walks of life. I got to see ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 25 2016-7

Dynamic Killah

This trip is by far one of the hardest things I've done. However, an amazing experience that I will never ever forget! The friends you make become like family and become your support group.
When you think you're gonna quit there is your new found family encouraging you and inspiring you to push just a little bit more. By ... Continue Reading

Peru vacation May 25 2016-3

Bittah Prophet

The tour of Machu Pichu was an extremely rewarding experience. The culture of the Peruvian natives on the trail gave amazing perspective and admiration for the many differences in our lifestyles.
Reward comes through hardship; the beauty of the landscape is rivaled only by the struggle of the hike. Having not a single regret, I would like to ... Continue Reading

Peru trip May 27 2016-2

It’s been lit

This was one of the most challenging yet rewarding adventures I have ever been on! The trip was well organized - we were picked up from our hostel on time, the campsites were clean and comfortable, and the guides were encouraging and helpful.
Also, the food was incredible, especially for a backpacking trip. I am a vegetarian, and the ... Continue Reading

Peru travel May 25 2016-1

Midnight Specialist

This was an amazing experience. The effort exerted for this trip was well rewarded by the amazing views of the glacial peaks.
Every moment was breathtaking. The lack of oxygen is difficult for even the most experienced hikers but every time you turn around, the view reminds you of why you decided to go. I wanted to put ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel May 22 2016-4

Sexy Condors

You can travel. You can hike. When you ha be the right guide your travel can be so much more. Henry,, our guide, was that kind of guide.
He made sure we got were we needed to go but he treated use as friends visiting and wanted us to learn of his culture. The food was great. Served family ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip May 24 2016

Sexy condors

I came to Peru not knowing much about it or what to expect . I brought my oldest daughter Shanae . We have had a wonderful time together . I have to say one of my best vacations ever . My daughter really loved the journey .
I was surprised how much history in Peru . Our tour ... Continue Reading