There are two main ways to get to Machu Picchu with variations on each. You can hike for four-five days along the
Inca Trail or you can take the train to Aguas Calientes followed by a bus ride or a moderately challenging 90-minute trek to the sanctuary.
Excuse the reflections and Admire the Exquite View from the Train!
After three days in the
Sacred Valley, we opted for a hybrid route. We took the train from Ollantaytambo to the prosaically named Km 104 station (so-named because of its distance from Cusco). If you blink, or nod off, you could definitely miss it! Continue reading “Machu Picchu – Getting There is Half the Fun”
is the most beautiful, least visited natural wonderland I have ever seen. Located along 118 miles of the Rio Grande river, it is the true Wild West. Big Bend National Park
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Sometimes, there is no place like home, especially when that happens to be a short drive from one of the most magical places on earth (and I am not talking about Disneyland). Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) may be overshadowed by its neighbor to the north (Yellowstone), but for many of us, it is “the park,” as in “I’m going biking, cross-country skiing, hiking, snow-shoeing, …
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