Salkantay to Machu Picchu: Where the Pavement Ends

Part IV…Where the Pavement Ends At about 3 am we found ourselves in the hotel lobby, waiting to catch a bus in the predawn darkness bound for the remote Peruvian village of Mollepata, the traditional starting off point of the Salkantay trail. At the time, I was not aware (maybe Sylvia was, but if so, she …

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Salkantay to Machu Picchu: Cusco, The Two Mile High City

Part II...Cusco, The Two Mile High City We had a very tight schedule upon arrival in Peru. After touching down in Lima and a brief few hours to spend with Sylvia’s family (and my first introduction to the controlled mayhem of traffic in Lima) it was right back to the airport for our flight to …

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Salkantay: The Path to Wonder

***Continuing our mining of past adventures, here’s one I have never blogged about before…the first international adventure of Sylvia and I, together. (Note all photos by the authors unless otherwise credited.) *The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is one of Brian and Sylvia's Bucket List Hikes! Peru 2012: Machu Picchu via the Salkantay trekking route …

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