Time of year
So...instead of visiting Pisac, that day I'd stopped to look at little Inca site outside of Cuzco called Tambomachay. Located around 8 km to the north of old Inca capital, Tambomachay is one of this places that historians and archaeologists can't agree on what was its original…
This one was ok. Just walking up to the ruin was a bit boring but there is a path just beyond it that leads you up into the beautiful hills beyond, and that makes this stop worth while.
Rather small, but if you’re in the area, it’s almost a must and seems to be part of the standard 3-5 ruins to watch outside Cusco. It was fascinating to see how the Incas had managed to get water in this remote place. A walk up the small hill opposite also gives you a view over…
If you are going to travel to Cusco and the Sacred Valley, the odds are you will begin to see a lot of Inca ruins. I know we did. And, honestly, they were all fresh and everyone had their own unique story. But something about this one really rose for me. It was fascinating to…
More Incan stonework! Actually part of the fascinating Inca structures that surround and encompass Cusco. Definitely worth a visit if you art unable to go to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.