Dominated by its massive Inca ruins, the quaint village of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley is the best surviving example of Inca town planning. The narrow cobblestone streets have been continuously inhabited since the 13th century. The postcard quality ruins are the main draw, but it is also perfect for just wandering the maze ofContinue reading “Ollantaytambo”
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One day in the Sacred Valley
As valleys go, Peru’s Sacred Valley is surely one of the most magical on the planet.
Colca Canyon -Earthquakes and Condors
At 3,270 m the Colca Canyon is one of the deepest on the planet.
Arequipa, Peru – Convents and fiestas
Known as “The White City”Arequipa is one of our favourite cities in South America.
Trujillo to the Ecuadorian border
Time to leave the mountains and head down to Trujillo on the coast.
Laguna 69 hike
This must be one of the most spectacular day hikes in the Cordillera Blanca.