Picture This: Riding the Expedition Train to Machu Picchu

Our days of hiking four days over rough terrain are probably behind us, so attempting The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was out. Luckily, there is another alternative.

Several trains a day run on the second highest railroad in the world, after the Qinghai–Tibet Railway…. CONTINUE READING >> 

Our days of hiking four days over rough terrain are probably behind us, so attempting The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was out. Luckily, there is another alternative.

Several trains a day run on the second highest railroad in the world, after the Qinghai–Tibet Railway…. CONTINUE READING >> 

Exploring Mysterious Ollantaytambo, Peru

Gawking up at the stonework that covers the entire side of a mountain in The Sacred Valley, we were truly in awe.

No one knows how the stones were cut, because a metal hard enough to cut granite was not available at the time of its construction and an explanation of how the rocks were moved up the mountain has never been… CONTINUE READING >> 

Gawking up at the stonework that covers the entire side of a mountain in The Sacred Valley, we were truly in awe.

No one knows how the stones were cut, because a metal hard enough to cut granite was not available at the time of its construction and an explanation of how the rocks were moved up the mountain has never been… CONTINUE READING >> 

9 Things Not to Miss in The Sacred Valley of the Incas

The Sacred Valley was formed by the Urubamba River and has a wealth of both natural and agricultural resources.

This, and the proximity to the Inca capital of Cusco, made the region the heart of The Inca Empire and the path to Machu Picchu.

Discover the best of The Sacred Valley with us – as we get photobombed by llamas, visit a weaving cooperative, walk the mysterious Ollantaytambo ruins, drink stuff we’d never dreamed we’d drink and, of course, David the Train Nut grins through an amazing rail adventure… CONTINUE READING >>

The Sacred Valley was formed by the Urubamba River and has a wealth of both natural and agricultural resources.

This, and the proximity to the Inca capital of Cusco, made the region the heart of The Inca Empire and the path to Machu Picchu.

Discover the best of The Sacred Valley with us – as we get photobombed by llamas, visit a weaving cooperative, walk the mysterious Ollantaytambo ruins, drink stuff we’d never dreamed we’d drink and, of course, David the Train Nut grins through an amazing rail adventure… CONTINUE READING >>