Hello All, We`ve had a tiring, but satisfying time visiting the sacred valley, the high point of course being a visit to Machu Picchu. Unfortunately it was rainy and foggy when we arrived and the first few photos look like pea soup! It cleared up later though, but then the vicious flies came out to bite us! Nevertheless, we really loved it. We`re leaving Cusco tonight for Arequipa and the Colca Canyon.
I hope we turned the gas off!
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Hello from darkest Peru! We´ve had a great time in Cusco. We spent another week studying Spanish and staying with a lovely family. Now we`re on the Sacred Valley trail, visiting lots of Inca sites (too many ruins according to Julien!) The scenery here is absolutely breathtaking, as is the altitude... Went to a guinea pig restaurant today (photos to follow!). Hope the weather improves at home. Every email we get mentions the rain. If it makes you feel better it`...
Well we arrived safely in Peru at last. Visited Trujillo in the north, then got an overnight bus to Lima. We´re having a couple of days here before heading to Cusco. We were feeling very lazy yesterday after our overnight journey, so we did a 3 hour bus tour of Lima. Hopefully today we might manage a bit more. We´ll add the photos of Columbia and Ecuador when we get to Cusco. I know certain people are getting impatient!