Rainbow Mountain

On the last morning, Thomas and Eitan left at 4:00 am for the Rainbow Mountain tour.  It was a few hour drive on a very bumpy road until we stopped at a little hut in the middle of nowhere for breakfast. After some oatmeal and fruit, we continue for about an hour until we got …

The Incan Sacred Valley: Part 2

Our second day in the Sacred Valley started with a visit to Pisac, which is perhaps best known for its Incan ruins, known as Inca Písac, which is atop a hill at the entrance to the valley. After we parked, Thomas could not control his souvenir shopping urge once again… The Inca constructed agricultural terraces…

The Incan Sacred Valley: Part 1

The Sacred Valley is a region in Peru’s Andean highlands. Along with the nearby town of Cusco and the ancient city of Machu Picchu, it formed the heart of the Inca Empire. Stretching roughly 60 kilometers, it’s an area of fertile farmland and Spanish colonial villages like Pisac and Ollantaytambo. We rented a private driver/tour-guide…

Cusco – The Inca Legacy

Cusco was our base during our Sacred Valley expedition. The following blog includes the rest of the time in Cusco after coming back from visiting the surrounding sights. The festivities continued in Cusco. There were people dancing every single minute for days! Such an incredible sight to see. After walking around the town a little…

Cusco – The Search For Baby Llamas

It’s been a while since we came back from Peru, but I finally got some time to work on the blog! We arrived in Lima to just spend the night and meet up with Hanna and Thomas who were brave to join us on this very packed itinerary. We did have a sightseeing day in…