The Sacred Valley of the Incas: Urubamba

During my time in Peru, I was incredibly blessed to be able to visit Urubamba and stay in the town centre for 5 days. Urubamba is a small town in Peru, located near the Urubamba River under the snow-capped mountain Chicón. The advantages of its lower altitude and relative proximity to Machu Picchu make it popular with both high-end hotels and package tours. The nice countryside and great weather make it a convenient base from which to explore the extraordinary salt pans of Maras and the circular terraces of Moray. This post will explore a few activities that you could do in Urubamba and also a very nice resort located in the town centre. Read more

Cusco, Peru

Cusco was considered the navel of the Earth and served as the political centre of the Inca state known as Tahuantinsuyo. Today, Cusco is famous for attracting visitors from all over the world for its history and the air of mystery that are still retained by the city. Read more