Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru + More in 2 Weeks

I spent a month in Chile & Peru in November. USA citizens receive a free tourist visa upon arrival into both countries. The entire trip had minimal complications. I speak Spanish, and the non-Spanish speaking tourists also seemed perfectly happy. Here's what I learned...

Arequipa, Peru: Santa Catalina Monastery

I'm tired and just want the bus company to load my luggage onto the bus to Arequipa, so I can board and sit down. The bus station is loud, and I keep checking in at the bus company desk. My luggage sits safely in a back room, and the young man at the desk keeps...

Ollantaytambo Photography – Near Machu Picchu

You'll love Ollantaytambo photography! The town is picturesque and has two amazing Incan ruins walking distance from the central plaza: building on a hillside and granaries on a mountainside. The hillside ruins have a fascinating water system, including large baths...

Photography Gear Packing List, Machu Picchu, Perú

  Photography on Machu Picchu is amazing! Here's my photography gear travel packing list, which you can use, too! It includes my camera bag and everything inside. I hiked up that steep mountain at 5 o'clock in the morning with all this, plus plenty of drinking water,...

Itinerary for Photography at Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ruins are similar to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in that the area is massive and the work involved to build such a place is incredibly impressive. In terms of photography at Machu Picchu, it is difficult to photograph the location due to the number of tourists...

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