After seeing India in so many movies and after hearing about it from so many celebrities in their interviews, I started to feel like I should go there too. The truth is that I had always thought of it is a place that would be so different from the place we live in. I had this image in mind that it would be free from the invasion of technology and everything about the place would be about focusing on culture, nature, finding peace etc.
Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River, in the Andes mountain range, in southern Peru. It is more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, but the canyon’s walls are less steep. The big attraction here, in addition to the awesome sights, are the Andean condors. The condors can be seen at fairly close range as they float on the rising thermals.
Maras - Since the Inca time this place was used to produce salt. The Incas built terraces where salty water from the mountains runs through. Due to the effect of the sun, the water evaporates and salt remains.
Huge circular terraces at Moray were thought to be where Incas conducted experimental agriculture. Carved into the mountains are also thousands of small salt ponds, Salineras de Maras, or Inca salt pans. All of this is located in the Peruvian Andes, with Cusco on one end and Machu Picchu on the other; this is the heartland of the Inca Empire.
Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. The natural setting, on the eastern slopes of the Andes, encompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna.
Insta / alejandro.photo: Machu Picchu #Peru // We woke up at 4am in Aguas Calientes. Completely dark night. We havent had the time to do the Inca trail so we thought the minimum to earn the view of Machu Picchu in some way was hiking up to it from the bottom from the town of Aguas Calientes. So there we were 4 am raining and cold but we had our 2 $ plastic ponchos no problem! haha. Machu Picchu was awaiting. We walked for some hours walking up the ancient stone stairs viewing lush and…