Reviews From Our Peru/Ecuador Trip

Hotels, Restaurants And More General Information Hotels, food and transportation are all inexpensive by American standards. Hotels are easily half to two-thirds the cost of similarly rated U.S. properties. Also expect to pay half in restaurants compared to the U.S. Fast food and coffee shops are the exception – mostly they’re on par with U.S.Continue reading “Reviews From Our Peru/Ecuador Trip”

Going Inside Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel located in southern Peru on a 7,970 foot tall mountain peak. It has often been referred to as the “Lost City of the Incas”. It is located 50 miles northwest of the original Inca capital city of Cusco. The Urubamba River flows through the valley below the mountain creatingContinue reading “Going Inside Machu Picchu”

Who Are The Inca?

Actually the question should be ‘who was the Inca?’ While the indigenous peoples centered geographically on Peru are often referred to as Inca, the word Inca itself refers to the individual emperor – Inca or Inka means king or emperor of the empire. But as the name is most popularly used, the Inca are everywhere.Continue reading “Who Are The Inca?”

Going To Machu Picchu

How To Get To Machu Picchu, Peru It’s one of the Wonders of the World and growing in interest year after year. It’s currently estimated that over 70% of tourists visiting Peru are bound for Machu Picchu. Getting to the Inca citadel isn’t like a usual excursion but actually unfolds in a number of stepsContinue reading “Going To Machu Picchu”