Cusco | How to Peru - Part 4
Good time to visit Machu Picchu

The Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu

The best time to visit Machu Picchu depends to a certain extent on your plans and your personal preferences If you want to avoid the crowds, then you’ll have to put up with more rain And vice versa Quick Tip: Peru Hop...

Inca Bridge at Machu Picchu

The Inca Bridge at Machu Picchu

Many tourists seem to ignore the Inca Bridge at Machu Picchu Perhaps it’s because they don’t want to make the short 30-minute trek to go see it Or maybe they are too busy taking photos of the main site Some, of course,...

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The Pongo de Mainique, Peru’s Fearsome Whitewater Gorge

A guest post by John Dzurka For the ancient Inca people, Pongo de Mainique (Door of the Bear) was a magical and sacred place History shows that this region was used by the Incas to market their products and share their...

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The Top Machu Picchu Alternatives: Skip the Crowds and Visit One of These Unique Sites

2020 Updated Information: Here are the top Machu Picchu alternatives which you can visit to skip large crowds and still get the same amazing experience In recent years, many Machu Picchu alternatives have been discovered and...

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The World of Art in Cusco

A guest post by Maureen Santucci When it comes to seeing the best art that Cusco has to offer, it's not just a museum you want to visit Instead, it's best to visit one of the two most prominent local art galleries Both...