Tag Archives: Peru

13 things to do in Cusco and the Sacred Valley

21 Sep

1. Have your picture taken with a llama

You will see women with llamas decorated in colorful pom poms all over Cusco. In exchange for a few soles, you can have a few incredible and incredibly touristy photos to commemorate your trip. This picture is one of my absolute favorites.

Baby Llama Colorful Cusco Peru

Llama Colorful Pom Poms Cusco Peru Continue reading

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Highlight Travel Guide: Machu Picchu

1 Jun

Machu Picchu Peru in CloudsBefore our trip, everyone asked, “Why Peru?” The easy answer: Machu Picchu. And while that wasn’t our whole answer from the time we set out, it’s a good place to start the story of our maiden voyage to South America.

Friday morning, the day before we left Peru, we set out on one of the most anticipated parts of our adventure: we boarded the Belmond Hiram Bingham train and headed for the world wonder. Belmond HIram Bingham Train Machu Picchu Peruvian Dancer Continue reading

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