Posts Tagged with "peru"

Trip to Panama & Peru – Machu Picchu with photos

Thursday, June 16, 2016

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I recently used the Adobe Spark (previously Slate) to upload many of my photos from my 2015 trip to Panama and Peru and of Machu Picchu. This site allows you to easily create a very attractive magazine-style web page where you can tell a story, upload photos, videos, links, etc. It is a great way […]

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My Accommodation in Cusco – Hostal Amaru

Saturday, February 21, 2015

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Hostal Amaru, Cuzco

I spent a lot of time (maybe too much) trying to find a nice yet inexpensive place to stay in Cusco for the week I will be staying there. I wanted something relatively close to the Plaza deArmas, but not too close due to the noise, and away from the trains, as well as in an […]

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Great Resources for Planning My Trip – Machu Picchu

Sunday, February 15, 2015

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Machu Picchu

We have all seen the iconic images since we were in school – Machu Picchu – the hidden city of the Inkas. It is an UNESCO World Heritage site, and host to millions of visitors each year. It stands over 7,900 feet above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. […]

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Selecting an Inca Trail Tour Group for Machu Picchu

Friday, November 28, 2014

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Machu Picchu

I am currently in the process of trying to find a tour company to join for my Inca Trail hike when in Peru. I read a few articles online, including this one, about how to find a good company. I was told to book months in advance since the tickets (of which tere are only […]

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Great Resources for Planning My Trip – Cusco

Monday, November 24, 2014

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Cuzco

Here I will list some of the online resources I bookmarked from planning my trip to Cusco, where I will spend several days before journeying to Machu Picchu. My first question was where to stay in Cusco, since I have no hotel points to use at this time (I spent them all in Panama and […]

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Great Resources for Planning My Trip – Lima

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Lima

In this post I am simply sharing some online resources I used for planning my trip. I will describe only Lima, Peru and save Cusco and Panama City for other posts. — Lima is home to the worlds largest park of choreographed fountains at Parque de la Reserva – take a look. One sight that […]

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Booking My Hotels for Panama and Lima Using Marriott Points

Saturday, November 15, 2014

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So now that I have the first 2 legs of my trip booked via frequent flyer miles, I am going to use my Marriott points to book my hotel rooms. I recently Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card offered by Chase Bank. This got me 70,000 Marriott points with only a $2000 spend in 2 months. I […]

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