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…