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Advice for visiting Inca ruins: Bring a good map on your hike to Pumamarca

Sometimes we can sense problems appearing on the horizon. So it went with our hike to the Pumamarca ruins, but don’t worry, there’s a happy ending. We’d read that the hike to Pumamarca and back to Ollantaytambo offered splendid views … Continue reading

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Advice for visiting Inca ruins: Bring along a great guidebook to Ollantaytambo

After two full days at Machu Picchu, we took the train to Ollantaytambo (often called “Ollanta”). We had read advice (somewhere?) to pick up a good guidebook since the information in it was what the guides would tell us anyway. … Continue reading

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