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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Trujillo to the Ecuadorian border
Time to leave the mountains and head down to Trujillo on the coast.
Pisac the hard way
Pisac is just one hour by bus from Cusco and is renowned for two things; its Sunday market and its iconic ruins.
Kuelap – The Last Fortress of the Chachapoyas
It took us three days to travel down from Vilcabamba in Ecuador to the mountain town of Chachapoyas in Northern Peru famed for Kuelap, the mountain top fortress of the Chachapoya civilisation.