Machu Picchu trip June 27 2015-12

I Made it! (and enjoyed it at the same time)

After booking this trip over six months ago I was worried about not being fit enough and unsure if the altitude would effect me, however I have been pleasantly surprised. I found it amazing! Such a memorable few days.
It made seeing Machu Picchu so much better having the adventure before hand. The guides were excellent, so knowledgable ... Continue Reading

Peru trip June 27 2015-2

Fantastic

I expected a lot of the inca trail and it fully lived up to my expectations.
It was an amazing way to see the peruvian nature and absolutely amazing to arrive to Macchupichu from the trail. It isn't as hard as I had heard it was but it didn't matter as you could go in your own pace on ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 27 2015-10

DREAMY :) :)

There once was a man from Peru , Who dreamed he was eating his shoe , He woke up with a fright ,In the middle of the night To find that his dream as come true.
My dream came true when I got to view the remarkable city of Machupicchu. At the beginning of this trip I ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 27 2015-1

A crazy adventure from a 74 year old woman

After having climbed Mt. Whitney at the age of 68, I thought it was 'now or never' at the age of 74 to conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
The first two days went well. On the third day, the big boulders did not want to be conquered. One of the guides, Marco, came to my rescue. ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 27 2015-3

Awesome Trek!

I have been dreaming about doing the Inca trail for a couple of years. It was the thing on my bucket list.
I researches various trekking companies and I'm so glad i chose this one. The staff was so helpful Patricia was awesome all the way!!! I had so many questions along the way and my flight was ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 27 2015-8

Over Packed but Over Joyed

This was a trip of a Lifetime. I Eager to hike, seriously over packed and totally under estimated how much effort it would take to finish the Inca Trail.
I probably used HALF of what I packed and discovered after the first day that I would pay any amount for a Porter to carry my crazy load. The porters ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 27 2015

Dead Women’s Pass

I started this trek not knowing what i was getting myself into. However, it turned out to be an experience i will remember for the rest of my life. Well, day one was considered the lazy day, which wasn't very lazy for me.
We traveled a great distances, viewing at the spider cows and hunting tarantulas along the ... Continue Reading

Peru travel June 27 2015-4

Mum and daughter survive!

My mum and I decided to do the Inca trail together. My mum is 74 years old.
We are from America and my mum has hiked all over Zion, she has summited Mt. Whitney but Machu Picchu was completely different.
The days were long and on one day we arrived at the campsite after ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu trip June 25 2015-4

Incredible experience

I had read a lot about this trek and had no doubt that it would be a great experience, however it is difficult to find words to describe how enjoyable it was.
The whole team were fantastic - our guide Raul, the chefs and the horsemen.The trek is extremely demanding but Raul did all the right things to ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 25 2015-1

The fun starts when you’re above the clouds

Didn't know what to expect from the trek as a friend had booked it for us. I had an amazing time and thoroughly recommend the trek to anyone.
We were in a group of 7 and immediately bonded which made the trek so much more enjoyable. The chefs catered for any dietary requirements and the food was amazing. The ... Continue Reading

Peru trip June 25 2015

I’m in shape for this!

My adventure on the Salkaytay trail to Machu Picchu was the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life!.
The group I did the trail with instantly became my Peruvian family. Our tour guide Raul was amazing! He encouraged us, made us laugh, and supported us! The trail was a lot more strenuous than i expected.but if i can ... Continue Reading

Peru travel June 15 2015-6

I need a shower

At the beginning of this trip, I was nervous because I had not traveled to a foreign country for 10 years. Raul, our guide, was amazing.
The group I did the trail with instantly became our Peruvian family! The altitude was quite challenging but with Raul's guidance and encouragement helped our group conquer the Salkantay trail! The food ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu travel June 24 2015-1

Coco leafs for me

My trip to Peru was a trip to remember.The adventure was was amazing. The Inca Trail was a great way to challenge yourself as a hiker.
People say that anyone can do this hike and they are correct, only because once you get going, there's no turning back !. I advise you to train before coming. Unbelievable scenery, ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation June 24 2015-2

The Incas Love Stairs !

Bucket list...checked!. Its a adventure that was life changing. I definitely faced some of my fears on this trek.
Things I learned on this wild and crazy adventure: you never can have enough baby wipes, altitude sickness is something you can't prepare for, hire a porter (your welcome), wear layers, do the stair master at the gym months ... Continue Reading

Machu Picchu vacation June 24 2015

I only fell 5x!

All my expectations were way off! 4 days and 3 nights was just perfect. Tour guide, porters and cooks our did themselves!.
Each person took the time to know your name and make you feel extremely welcomed. You couldn't get better food or service at 5 star resort. Me, personally got altitude sickness days 2 and 3 which really ... Continue Reading