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May 25, 2010 - 25-27 May trekking the Urubamba River valley

We had a fabulous 3 days trekking through the lower valley along Urubamba River, visiting several Incan sites. Our campsites were great, located in the grounds of haciendas, and even offering hot showers on 2 of 3 nights. An unexpected but most welcome luxury! On our first day after an easy start through farm country near Ollantaytambo, we joined our guide Gustavo for a strenuous excursion to a seldom-visited Incan ruin in the Chilca region. It was a great 1.5 hours straight up the mountain, finally reaching Incan terraces which lead to the...

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