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Melissa & Dave - Adventures at Sea

Blog posts : "2014 Peru & Galapagos"

Machu Picchu Logistics Advice

When we tried to research how to get to Machu Picchu we ran into lots of conflicting information.  Some was old, some was just plain confusing.  So we are documenting what we learned in the hopes of it helping someone else make the trip.  I’ve not included any info here about the 4 day hike along th…

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On the way to Machu Picchu

We came to the realization this morning that we had no way to make our flight out of Cusco in a few days because the train back to Ollantaytambo didn’t give us enough time to drive from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.  While the web articles say this is a 45 minute drive, in reality current road conditions …

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Remember the earlier comments about how the doorways here are short because Peruvian’s are short?  This picture tells the story.  The doorway is the kitchen door in the B&B where we are staying.

In the morning when Lilly heard we had yet to buy our Machu Picchu park passes she about had a con…

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Off to Peru

Yesterday we got up at 4:15am for our 6:00 flight - first leg Seattle to San Francisco.  On board were two flight attendant trainees.  I think they might have been 12.  No, I exaggerate, they were probably more like 17.  Anyway, near the end of the flight they sat down in the seats just in front of …

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