Category: Peru, Oct 2011 (page 2 of 3)

Some very dear friends bought me a book for Christmas one year called ‘Photos That Changed the World’ (ISBN 9783791336282) containing photographs that literally did as it said on the cover. There on page 20 was the discovery of Machu Picchu, abandoned by the Incas around 1450 & left undisturbed for over 450 years until its discovery in 1911 – I was totally intrigued. So when the opportunity came to actually walk the trail to it, it was an easy choice for me! The ‘St Luke’s Six’ morphed in to ‘The Men from the Peru’ & we spent 3 amazing weeks in Peru, covering close on 2000 miles by plane, train, automobile… & foot. It was an amazing trip.

Day 15 / Inca Trek Day 2

Day 14 / Inca Trek Day 1… & so it begins

Day 13 – the Cusco before the Machu Picchu…

Day 12 – to Cusco, the Inca’s monumental city

Day 11 – the floating reed islands of Uros

Day 10 – Lake Titicaca, Taquile Island & home stay…

Day 9 – Puno & Lake Titicaca

Movements for the next few days…

Updated photos…

Day 8 – a condor moment in the Colca Canyon.

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