Posts Tagged ‘7 Wonders of the World’

Trekking to Machu Picchu, 2016 – Machu picchu tours

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The Inca Trail’s new season starts TODAY, March 1st, 2016. Ever since Machu Picchu earned the distinction of being one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, its popularity has been increasing steadily and we are seeing people from every possible corner of the world now in Peru sporting trekking poles and…

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Prepping for 2016 – Lares trek

Prepping for 2017 - Lares trek

The government closes the Inca Trail for all of February. Mostly because this is typically the rainiest month here in Cusco, but also for the government to do some maintenance on the trail and to the campsites. So while New Years is celebrated worldwide on January 1st, we celebrate March 1st. We have spent this…

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First Aid Training for ALL Alpaca Expeditions Guides

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By Lisa McClendon Sims The Inca Trail is closed for maintenance during the month of February which gives our busy guides the opportunity to do some additional training and community service projects. In addition to Culinary Classes for our chefs and a Beautification Project on the Huchuy Qosqo Trail this month, our guides all met…

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Alpaca Expeditions Never Stops Learning

At Alpaca Expeditions, we understand that there is always room to grow and learn – we really strive to be the best within our industry in order to best serve you, our customers. Of course, our entire team believes in this ideology, including our guides.  While they are all experts in the Inca history, there…

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Machu Picchu: Interesting Facts

Machu Picchu, a pre-Columbian Inca site, has acquired worldwide fame for its powerful vortex energy and sacredness that are of great appeal to the dedicated pilgrim. As the Mayan calendar is approaching its end, Machu Picchu is becoming the hub of interest because of its profound Mayan history. For the spiritually disposed, it seems to…

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