Tag: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Lodge Trek Team tours Cusco

Hello friends and family! Today our team had a full day exploring historic and cultural sites around Cusco.  Our fantastic local guide, Carla, picked us up at the El Mercado hotel and we walked up cobblestone streets to the San Pedro market where we got a taste of local life. Outside the market the roads […]

Machu Picchu Lodge Trek Team meets in Cusco!

Hello friends and family! After a long day and night of travel our team arrived in Cusco, Peru and got settled into the El Mercado, a fantastically beautiful hotel near the Plaza de Armas. We met for lunch and got to know each other over delicious local cuisine. Our group consists of 6 Trekkers, myself […]

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  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Backcountry Quilts

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