Category Archives: Peru


A Morning in Cusco

For our last night in Peru and of our 5-week adventure, we stayed at the  Palacio del Inka in Cusco, part of the Sheraton / Liberator Luxury Collection, and a sister…


Amazed in Machu Picchu

We were picked up early to catch the first train to Aguas Calientes from Ollantaytambo.   The atmosphere outside of the train station was busy with vendors lining the streets…


Peru: Day Two in the Sacred Valley: Ollantaytambo

After Moray, we headed for our last and final stop: Ollantaytambo. We left Moray, passed through Maras, and drove back down the switchbacks above Urubamba before up the valley. Below…


Tambo del Inka Resort in Urubamba, Peru: a Mini-Review

In Urubamba, we stayed at the Tambo del Inka, a relatively new hotel in the area and part of Starwood Luxury collection. It provided a nice quiet space to relax…


Peru: Day Two in the Sacred Valley: Moray

We left the salt ponds and headed for the famous Moray, thought to be an ancient agricultural outdoor laboratory. We passed through the actual city of Maras where we stopped…


Peru: Day Two in the Sacred Valley: Maras

Editor’s note: more of our travels from July 31st 2013. Enjoy! After a great breakfast at the hotel, Valentin picked us up, and we headed up the switchbacks above Urubamba…


Peru’s Sacred Valley: Day 1

Editor’s note: After a brief hiatus, we hope you enjoy our travels in Peru: After an early 6:30AM start out of Porto Alegre, Brazil with a connection through Lima, we…

Alpaca Expeditions

Planning for 5-days in Peru

When visiting the Cusco and Machu Picchu area, there is a lot of ground to cover.  There is the city of Cusco,  the Sacred Valley – home to Moray, a…

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