Imagine swimming with Whale Sharks, paddling a dug out canoe in the Amazon, exploring the Galapagos Islands, discovering hoodoos in the Bryce Canyon, navigating the Zion Narrows, hiking the Inca Trail, climbing Volcanoes in Guatemala. We’ll take you on our adventurous nomadic travel journey to exotic places. Come join us and do it all here, Read More
After an exhausting five days spent on my computer researching the places and destinations that we wanted to travel to and see in South America, I was struggling to put an itinerary together from so many different suppliers and travel companies. Given that we had only a short month in South America to tour Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia I realised some help was needed. Read More
If you are searching the web for information about the four day Inca Trail trek you will find hundreds of travel companies offering this popular experience in Peru. However, many of these companies are acting only as agents for the relatively few specialist trekking companies that actually operate the trek of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Read More
Chaquicocha to Winaywayna – Inca Flats
Our reward from yesterday’s slog is a somewhat more leisurely scenic six hour day on what is called Inca Flats. In reality the “Inca Flats” means up, down, up down, and then there is a long slow drop of 1,200 metres to the third camping spot Winaywayna – where the luxury of a shower and cold beer awaits – bliss.
Km 82 (2720m) – Ayapata (3300m)
The big day has finally arrived. We are actually going to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. There has been little preparation apart from alcohol and coffee abstination, but we are feeling confident. We wake at 3.30am on the morning of the beginning of our trek tour along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, it’s still dark and the street lights are on in Cusco. Read More