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Tag: Machu Picchu

6 Ultimate Inca Trail Highlights

One of the most popular hikes in South America, the Inca Trail is definitely the experience of a lifetime. Here are 5 highlights that are bound to make your jaw drop.

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The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: A Photographic Journey

It was around the early 2000's when we started exploring the notion of running our style of adventure trips in Peru.

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6 Tips and Tricks for Hiking the Inca Trail

My flight was booked! My dream of hiking the Inca Trail, and walking through the sun gate to Machu Picchu was finally becoming a reality. But then, the reality hit me. I have never done an overnight hike before! What do I pack? How do I get into shape? Is it safe?

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Facts About Machu Picchu To Outsmart Your Tour Guide

Peru has so many ancient ruins, villages imbued with an infusion of ancient and modern Incan tradition, mixed with a melting pot of Colonial and pre- Spanish Peruvian culture. 

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The Top 20 Things to Do in Peru - That Aren't Machu Picchu!

Let's be honest - it probably shouldn't come as much of a surprise that we're big fans of Machu Picchu. That said, Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail certainly aren't the only parts of Peru that we're in love with.

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15 Bucket List Activities to do in South America

Relaxing on the reed islands of Lake Titicaca, on board the 'Chinchilla' trip

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History of Machu Picchu

Hiram Bingham (image courtesy of time.com)

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The 7 Peruvian Drinks You Can't Miss on Your Trip

Image appears courtesy of www.travelandescape.ca.

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Peru Vaccinations and Medical Checklist

Even the luckiest of people sometimes experience a bit of misfortune during their travels. Most of the time these problems are minor; food that doesn't agree with your stomach or a scraped knee, for instance. But every once in a while something goes seriously wrong.

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6 Peruvian Words You Should Know Before Your Machu Picchu Adventure

The streets of Cuzco are full of chifas serving delicious Chinese-Peruvian fusion

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6 Travel Apps You Absolutely Need When Travelling in South America

The smartphone has quickly evolved into one of the most useful travel tools you will ever have in your travelling toolkit, from finding great restaurants to figuring out how to...

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5 Reasons to Take up Adventure Travel in Your 40’s

You mean you haven’t already done it yet? That’s OK. Don't panic! It's certainly not too late.

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