Inca Trail

Saturday Scenes: Machu Picchu

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, things I have ever  done.  No matter how much I look back through my picture from the hike and Machu Picchu itself, the picture below is always my favorite.

Machu Picchu!

Happy Thanksgiving!  There definitely could be worse ways to celebrate Turkey Day. 🙂 We got up at 3:50 a.m. and had to quickly get our stuff together because breakfast was at 4:20.  This was the first day we hd to do this in the dark, so it was an extra challenge. A very weak breakfast …

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Inca Trail – Day 3

I do not feel I slept at all last night.  My stomach was in knots and I felt very queasy.  I had taken Imodium but that didn’t seem to help (I realized later than I took the wrong dosage so that may have contributed to the problem).  On the positive, I never actually got sick.  …

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Inca Trail – Day 2

Today was the tough day!  Not sure how much I slept last night – I felt like I tossed and turned quite a bit and I was wide awake before our 5:30 a.m. wake up “call.”  They brought us coca tea to start the day and then breakfast was around 6:00.  So we had about …

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Inca Trail – Day 1

Day one of the Inca Trail!  We got picked up from our hotel around 5:30 a.m.  We had set the alarm for 4:30 so we had time to get our stuff together, check out and get breakfast at 5:00 right when the breakfast room opened.  Most of the group was already on the bus when …

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