Posts Tagged ‘Machu Picchu’

Machu Picchu


Yes, I’m still bragging about my trip to Peru. So picture this: You’ve been hiking up and down mountains for the past 3 days/3 nights. You’re now accustomed to squatting behind shrubbery or a large rock to relieve yourself and find it preferable to the “facilities” at the campsites. You and your tentmate have bonded […]

Inca Trail


The Inca Trail is kinda impossible to describe.  I tried to write out a story, but all I could do was come up with a long list of adjectives like “challenging, scenic, rewarding, surreal, magnificent” etc. etc. etc.   It’s one of those things that you can’t necessarily grasp by reading about it.  You have […]

Peru Pt. 2


After hiking 45 kilometers in 4 days, hitting 13,776 ft. above sea level, and waking up at 3:45 am to finish the last few miles of the Inca Trail… We had arrived. Machu Picchu. My moment of zen. This was truly one of the most incredible things I’ve ever done. More to come soon!