Archive for March, 2012

On to Aguas Calientes & Machu Picchu

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Is there a white water category higher than Class 5?   Maybe Class 6?   If so, the Urubamba would qualify.   Our little narrow gauge Peru Rail train goes right along the edge of the crazily turbulent river on its three-hour trip from Cuzco to Aguas Calientes, the jumping-off point for people visiting Machu Picchu and hiking […]

Machu Picchu to Galapagos 1

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

According to the Ebbinghaus Curve of Forgetting, if I wait another day to begin to transcribe my notebook scratchings from this trip, my ebbing memory won’t be able to supply much in the way of support, so here goes. Some images from the trip are unforgettable, of course, such as the first view of Machu […]