Peru Ancient and Modern – Touring with Saga Holidays

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Written by Maddie Grigg (A Runner-up entry in the Travel for Seniors Writing Competition.) Miraflores, the upmarket district of Lima, and the city is beginning to beat. It’s cooler now, after the humidity of the day. The constant fog that …

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Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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Written by Frances Harris (A Runner-up entry in the Senior Travel Expert Inaugural Writing Competition.) I think it is a great idea when my husband says he wants to celebrate retirement by going to Machu Picchu. Who would not want to …

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Round the World in 40 Days: Stage 10 – Lima and Miraflores, Peru

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Our primary reason for travelling to Peru was to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu, but whilst in the country, it made sense to check out the capital, Lima. I must admit I knew very little about the city other than it …

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Round the World in 40 Days: Stage 9 – Cusco and Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu had long been top of my bucket list, but as a senior traveller I was concerned about the its high altitude (8,000 ft) and the even higher altitude of Cusco (11,000 ft), the transit city for visiting Machu Picchu. I …

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