Tag Archive: Cusco

Day 6–Our last day in Peru


We started off our last full day in Cusco, with our guide Patricia who took us to Plaza de Armas and explored the Cathedral of Cusco and Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus… Continue reading

Day 5 – Peru – Back to Cusco


Hotel Pakaritampu was beautiful but it was time to leave and head back to Cusco. On our way from Ollantaytambo, we stopped at one roadside vendor where we saw more cuy being raised in… Continue reading

Day 2 in Peru — Cusco to Aguas Calientes


Breakfast was again included at the hotel buffet so we had some eggs and toast in the morning before checking out of our hotel and heading to the hills above Cusco. After stopping… Continue reading

First Day in Peru — Cusco!


Hello Cusco!  Our guide picked us up from the airport and took us to our hotel Tierra Viva San Blas. We found more free coca leaves in our hotel lobby! We had a… Continue reading

Leaving on a jet plane — to Peru!


I never would have thought I’d have the chance to set foot anywhere in South America. As it turns out, I have an adventurous friend who had Machu Picchu on her bucket list. This… Continue reading