Peru

May 31 – Machu Picchu, Peru

May 31 – Machu Picchu, Peru

RTW 2011: Day 6 We had to get up at 4:20 am for our Machu Picchu journey. Had to is a little bit of of a strong word, but we were up so early so that we could get to Machu Picchu when it first opened in the morning. We were in line by 5:10 am, queuing up for the...

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May 30 – Aguas Calientes, Peru

May 30 – Aguas Calientes, Peru

RTW 2011: Day 5 Josh and I got up early once again, meeting our tour contact to ride to the train. We had a three hour train ride into Aguas Calientes, the town where you catch the bus to Machu Picchu. It was a very scenic and beautiful ride, and FYI the Vistadome...

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May 29 – Sacred Valley, Peru

May 29 – Sacred Valley, Peru

RTW 2011: Day 4 At 8:30 am, Josh and I left for our tour of the Sacred Valley, which is between Cusco and Machu Picchu. We were part of a large group of English speakers, and rode on a bus into the valley. Our tour guide, Fidel, was both funny and informative. He told...

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May 28 – Cusco, Peru

May 28 – Cusco, Peru

RTW 2011: Day 3 Today we flew to Cusco from Lima. We arrived at our hotel around noon, and rested until our city tour at 1:30 pm. We were surprised at how tired we felt on arriving in Cusco and at the amount of work it took to climb the stairs at 11,152 feet above sea...

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May 27 – Lima, Peru

May 27 – Lima, Peru

RTW 2011: Day 2 Our first night of the trip was not the best. Hotel El Ducado seems to have rather thin walls. We heard a lot of car horns and someone watching television and doors opening and closing. We both had to wear earplugs to be able to sleep. There was a...

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May 26 – Travel Day

May 26 – Travel Day

Round the World 2011: Day 1 Josh and I left Florida out of the Orlando International Airport. We flew into Lima, Peru, connecting in Atlanta. We had just had a great few days spending time with Josh's family in Florida. Now it was time to start our grand adventure...

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