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With over 5,000 years of history weaving together a remarkable tapestry of nature and people, Peru has increasingly become a must-see destination for travelers from all over the world. Yet, just because something is popular does not make it worth the price of admission. While Machu Picchu beckons with its complex story of Incan pride […]
Hiking, tramping, trekking, bushwhacking, or just rambling…walking is the oldest method of transport. Going somewhere on foot forces us to slow down, take some time with our thoughts, and see our surroundings properly. On top of that, it is one of the ultimate eco-friendly ways to get from place-to-place. Nomads of Khangai Where better to […]
Machu Picchu, one of the new 7 wonders of the world, is on almost everyone’s travel bucket list. Synonymous with the ancient Inca civilisation and South America in general, the 15th century structure is thought to have been built for the Inca emperor Pachacuti. However, it was abandoned around the time of the Spanish Conquest and lay […]
Although your global travels may have never taken you to Peru, there is no doubt that you’ve heard of the Incan Empire, as well as its greatest creation – the legendary Machu Picchu. Completed in 1450 as a majestic estate for the Inca Emperor Pachacuti, the site was abandoned a little more than a century […]