Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is a name synonymous with mystery and adventure. Untouched by the plundering Spanish after they conquered the Incas, Machu Picchu is considered sacred and was recently voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

How to prepare for the Inca Trail

  You’ve decided on that once-in-a-lifetime trip to Peru, taking the Inca-built road to the lost city of Machu Picchu so now it’s time to prepare and to help we’ve compiled a handy ‘to do list’ to ensure it runs … Continue reading

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The way to Machu Picchu – Inca Trail, Lares Trek or the train?

The legendary lost city of Machu Picchu easily makes it to the top of every traveller’s wish list, and with views like this, it’s no wonder why. While the Inca Trail is by far the most popular route to this incredible … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Peru

Great soundtrack, beautiful photography and some really evocative portraits and moments in time. We’ll never forget those busses! Or trekking above the clouds… A fantastic video diary by @colegrahamvideo

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Hanging out in Cuzco

I absolutely loved this city, and I could easily have spent more time there. The architecture is lovely, with a definite European, colonial feel. If you feel like shopping, you’re in for a treat, with lots of lovely jewellery, handcrafts … Continue reading

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Choosing footwear for the Lares Trek in Peru

Before I embarked upon my Peru adventure with On The Go Tours I was racked with indecision about what footwear is suitable for the Lares Trek. After reading every blog I could find and now having completed the Lares Trek, … Continue reading

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