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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