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Hike Machu Picchu: First Timer Guide

Hike Machu Picchu: First Timer Guide

A Hike to Machu Picchu is a wonderful low-impact workout. Unlike exercising on a treadmill or concrete path, hiking involves more, sometimes irregular variables. These variables are what makes it so entertaining! These  tips will make your first treks a success: 1. Check the weather. 2. Research the hike to Machu Picchu 3. Pack “your” essentials needed to Hike Machu Picchu 4. Dress for success.  5. Take your time.  “Enjoy the journey, not just the finishline.” These tips should give you an extra…

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5 Reasons Why YOU HAVE TO VISIT CUSCO

5 Reasons Why YOU HAVE TO VISIT CUSCO

Cusco is by far the most unique travel destination for all adventurers. One of Peru’s finest cities is a tourist haven for people coming from all over the world to admire the remarkable architecture of the Incas and encounter the unique culture of the Andean people. Wandering around the streets of beautiful Cusco, you’ll be stopped by the fascinating Inca ruins and impressive colonial buildings. Here are 9 reasons why Cusco, Peru is a must: Plaza de Armas Sacsayhuamán Planetarium…

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Behind a Gorgeous Mountain top: Altitude Sickness

Behind a Gorgeous Mountain top: Altitude Sickness

Disclaimer: These are pieces of advice based on our experience in the mountains to avoid Altitude Sickness; is not medical advice. Please talk to your doctor about your travel to high altitude. Please do that. We want you to enjoy your holidays and avoid a medical emergency. If every two steps during a mountain climb you feel like you are running a marathon, you are so out of breath, and you also feel dizziness (even when you are physically active)…

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The Underrated Salkantay Trek

The Underrated Salkantay Trek

The Inca trail hike is so famous, that everybody is looking forward to do it at least, one in a lifetime. And that’s why people don’t even check other options among the many others incredible hikes in the south of Peru. One of them is The Salkantay Trek; also finishing in Machu Picchu, also demanding but the beauty is unparalleled. We know is unlikely you can do more than one big hike in a visit to Peru; but consider this…

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Is there any Lagoon To Trek near Cusco?

Is there any Lagoon To Trek near Cusco?

The answer to that question is: Yes! There are really beautiful lagoons so close to Cusco that you can visit some of them during a day trip. And if you love to do some Ecotourism or Cultural tours,  this is a great opportunity to enjoy nature and culture. So here we go don’t forget to tell us which one you like more: Humantay The first one we want you to talk you about is the Humantay Lagoon. This exceedingly beautiful…

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San Blas- The Bohemian Hills of Cusco

San Blas- The Bohemian Hills of Cusco

The name of the traditional Cusco district of San Blas arrived thanks to the Spaniards, who baptized it that way at the beginning of the 16th century. This beautiful district located in Cusco is known as “The neighborhood of artists” due to its artisan variety. The “Barrio de los artistas” is one of the main attractions of the city of Cusco and despite the reinventions, it is still that inspiring corner that we all love and witnessed during my stay….

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