What It’s Like To Take The Train To Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu – one of the great historic sites in the world – is famous due to it’s location and it’s aesthetics. Built high atop the jagged mountains of southwest Peru, Machu Picchu seems like a city frozen in time, the lone survivor of the Spanish conquest. It is inaccessible by car; you get there by foot or by train, and both routes are scenic.
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6 Essential Items for a Visit to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is a magical place; many visitors report a feeling of peace, energy, and mystery. It is one of the few destinations on earth that can offer such an experience. Yet, if sufficient preparations are not made, it can be an experience of fatigue, pain, and anxiety. To avoid those consequences, and to ensure the best possible experience, we recommend the 6 key items for a visit to Machu Picchu: Read more 6 Essential Items for a Visit to Machu Picchu

How to Take a Taxi in Peru

Taking a taxi in New York is simple; you hop into the vehicle, name your destination, and watch the meter as it ramps up at $x.xx per minute or per mile. Upon arrival you swipe your card and it is a done deal.

Taking a taxi in Perú is much more complicated (and adventurous!). The cost at the end of the ride is significantly less, but to properly arrive at the correct destination one must know how to perform the ritual:
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