Peru Adventure – Cusco

Interesting longer report from a trip to Cusco. Enyoy it. Greetings from Lima.

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July 9, 2014

Cusco Cusco

Before we could begin our Inca Trail trek, we needed to spend some time acclimatizing to the higher altitude. We were already fortunate enough to be coming from the Mile High City, but any Coloradoan can tell you there’s a big difference between physical exertion at 5,280 feet and physical exertion at 14,000 feet. We needed some time to get ourselves ready. So on Wednesday morning, we headed back to the Lima airport to board a flight to Cusco, which sits at 11,200 feet. A combination of Inca and Spanish culture, a blend of old and new, Cusco did not disappoint. For starters, landing at the airport there was more eventful than I was prepared for. As you descend toward the city, the Andes rough you up and force you through sharp turns as the pilots maneuver to land in the narrow, high valley where Cusco…

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Somos un Tour Operador Alemán-Peruano en Lima para Peru y Latinamerika andino. Ofrecemos Tours la Costa, Sierra y Selva también ofrecemos excursiones de full days a Paracas, Ica, Oasis Huacachina, Caral..., ademas Trekking como el Camino Inca, Salkantay y otras.

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