Live Updates: Inca Trail I 2013

Date: July 24, Wednesday
Location: Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru

Each person has a unique story to tell of their two days on the Island of Amaniti with a host family. The picture gives you an idea of the sharing of
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Date: July 22, Monday
Location: Puno, Peru, 12,500 feet

We have arrived after a 10 hour ride on a luxury train across the Andes. The contrast between the dancing, singing and comfort on the train is intens
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Date: July 20th Saturday
Location: Machu Picchu!

Incredible day exploring the sites. Some climbed the cliff hanging trail up to the top of nearby Wayna Pichu. Now a train and bus takes us back t
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Date: July 18, Thursday
Location: Last campsite on the Inca Trail, 10,000 feet, 10 miles, two passes, 13,800, 13,200 feet. 11 hours walking

Intense day. Some were feeling the long up and downs. Super steep steps. Weather made for world class views of glaciers, 20,000 foot peaks and ma
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Date: Thursday July 18, 2013
Location: Inca Trail

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Date: July 17, Wednesday
Location: Inca Trail, 12,500 feet, 6.5 miles. Llulluchapampa

Picture is of 3 brothers who are local farmers who are portering for us along with our family of brothers. Long uphill hike. Malini went down and
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Date: July 16, Tuesday
Location: Inca Trail, Pacallata, 8800 feet, 3 mile hike today

We explored more in depth the wonders of the Incas. How they moved gigantic blocks to build remains unsolved. It is supposed hundreds of men woul
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Date: July 16, Tuesday Audio Post
Location: Inca Trail, Pacallata, 8800 feet, 3 mile hike today

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Date: July 15, 2013, Monday
Location: Uramba, Maras, Maras salt mines, Uramba and Sacred Valleys, up to 12,500 feet

A 10th generation weaver gave us a fascinating demo of taking the wool, how to spin, color, and it. This was then followed by a very successful buying
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Date: Sunday July 14, 2013
Location: Pisac, 10,000 feet. Night, 32 night, day 65 degrees

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Date: Sunday July 14, 2013
Location: Pisac, 10,000 feet. Night, 32 night, day 65 degrees

Picture of the whole group in the Uramba, Sacred Valley at 12,000 Feet. Yes, we are here! As we wound our way up some incredible winding roads, the
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