The ancient empire of the Inca, with its unique culture, historical monuments and sacred traditions, has long been a source of interest and fascination for people all around the world, who travel to Peru to follow with their own two feet the footsteps of the lost civilization.
From Lima to Cusco, through the fertile heartland of the Sacred Valley, and the ultimate adventure - trekking to Machu Picchu – an action-packed trip to Peru can bring you a step closer to the secrets of the elusive Inca, and widen your cultural and historical horizons.
Here are some suggestions regarding a trip to Peru, for those of you who, like us, are enchanted by the mystical and mysterious civilization of the Inca.
After almost a month of being exposed to the California heat waves, and with remains of a motocross bike injury, I took my rescheduled flight to Peru. Twelve hours later I landed in Cusco. It was a chill morning in the beginning of June, I left the airport with a pounding heart, mainly because of the height difference I had been warned so much about. Up until Cusco high ground was less than 2000 m and suddenly I had to adjust to 3300 m.