Day 6: Festival de Cusco (or whatever festival it was today, we’ve gotten 5 different explanations)

So last night was rough. It was as 0 degrees Celsius and we were freezing. We went to bed at 8:30 pm but my incessant coughing kept us up until 1 am. It was a painful combination of coughing so hard I couldn’t breathe and also causing more pain/straining my already pained/strained back and of […]

Day 4: Machu Picchu day 2 (or can we survive the mountain hike)… 

Yesterday was beautiful but exhausting. I slept like crap and am now about to embark on a hike that will hopefully get me the best views of the Machu Picchu Archeological site. Before we do that–our breakfast view: Best travel agent ever! Seriously. Amazing. And we got to stay in Machu Picchu Pueblo so no […]

Day 3: A near perfect day. Or a glorious train ride and Machu Picchu, one of the most beautiful places on earth.

Breakfast in paradise: seriously, I have no idea how we lucked into this place but Jesus it’s fucking amazing! Another selfie with our view: After breakfast we got a ride to the train and experienced the most amazing train ride ever! Seriously, it was the cleanest train station and most luxurious train ride I have […]

Day 2: Ollantaytambo Ruins, Moray Ruins, Salt Pans, festivals galore, and a magical restaurant called Tunupa.

*a note about our excessive selfies (please see previous post–they’re only going to get worse). Ollantaytambo Ruins: I linked to the wiki page for a more accurate history and information. However, something to note about this city is that the city itself is very Spanish colonial and it is also the beginning of the Inca trail. […]