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Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a city that lives from tourism. The city and the surrounding area has lots to offer:

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Flowers on the inca ruins in Peru

Saqsaywaman, ancient history – and some “lost in translation”

Cusco is best known as the city close to Machu Picchu. There are other archeological sites in the area. They are definitely worth a visit. If you can get past the name confusing.

Travelers to Peru come to Cusco as an access point to Machu Picchu. Many of them go on the Inca trail or the train and return to the airport of Cusco. The area however is very rich in sites that date back to the Incas. Taking an extra day (or more) out of the travel planning will pay off!

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Tierra Viva Cusco Centro Hotel

When you have lived a week in budget hotels where warm water isn’t available, arriving in a nice hotel might cloud my judgment a little too optimist. A review nevertheless: Read more

Machu Picchu Peru

Machu Picchu, the visit

Machu Picchu is -of course- on every traveler’s bucket list. So I had to make sure I was there as well.

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