Super Awesome Mega Trip

Location: Machu Picchu, Peru

The big day has finally arrived. We’ve been discussing going to visit Machu Picchu for years. But we never actually pulled the trigger on the trip for variety of reasons: time off from work, other vacations took priority, concerns about customs regulations, etc. But after years of putting it off, we’ve finally booked everything in February. Eight months later and we are here.

Today was another full day with an o’dark thirty wake up time. We got out of bed at 4:30 AM, got breakfast, and then was picked up by our tour guide at the hotel at 5:40. We joined the rest of our group and walked to the bus station to catch a ride up the mountain to visit Machu Picchu.

Our tour started at the main entrance and long climb up to the observation terraces. Our tour guide made frequent stops to provide…

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