Machu Picchu is Peru’s most famous landmark. I visited the site on Jan. 3rd, 2015. Lima to Cusco: Even though this short one hour flight from Lima cost 200USD, most tourists still choose the plane option. For a good  reason. Cusco is located on the other side of Andes. Bus ride from Lima took 20 hours.… Read More

Alpamayo Circuit is a 140km trek in Cordillera Blanca mountains in Ancash region of Peru. I did the hike from Dec. 23th to Dec. 29th in 2014. Day 6 (12/28): I woke up at Tayapama camp in the morning and felt great. It was another cloudy day, but at least it wasn’t raining. I had… Read More