Cuzco, (or Cusco / Qosqo) is situated in the heart of the Inca empire, high in the Peruvian Andes, and is for most, the gateway to Machu Picchu. Often referred to as a fortress are believed to have been built for protection, but also as a site for ritual ceremonies.
Quechua ladies walking the cobbled streets of Cuzco Spare time in Cuzco? Check out Cynthia’s top 10 things to do Cynthia Valladares has been leading our adventures in Peru and Patagonia for seven years. Born in Lima, Cynthia moved to Iquitos (near the Amazon) and later to Puno, Lake Titicaca, where she discovered her passion […]
G’day, Paul here from Active Adventures. Remember the blog I posted back in June about our series of Texas Ski Council trips to the Ecuadorian Amazon, Galapagos Islands and Peru? Well I’m back home in Queenstown now and I can happily report that it was an incredible adventure with plenty of laughs, rewarding challenges and […]
Suzanne and I were two of 12 strangers sat round a table in Cuzco. The awkwardness of catching someone’s eye during nervous stares was the only thing keeping my mind from dwelling on the lack of oxygen being delivered to my brain. Sally, our guide, introduced herself and instructed the other 11 to do the […]