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All packed up!


All packed up!

 

My friend Kim lent me her Spanish dictionary to read on the plane


My friend Kim lent me her Spanish dictionary to read on the plane

 


 

My accommodations the first night hiking up to Machu Picchu


My accommodations the first night hiking up to Machu Picchu

 


 

Taking a break from a 15km hike


Taking a break from a 15km hike

 

On the way up to Machu Picchu, we recruited some friends


On the way up to Machu Picchu, we recruited some friends

 


 


 

Our last stop before Machu Picchu


Our last stop before Machu Picchu

 

Our hiking buddies


Our hiking buddies

 

About to Zipline


About to Zipline

 

Flying Avianca roundtrip from Cusco to Lima


Flying Avianca roundtrip from Cusco to Lima

 

so. much. legroom.


so. much. legroom.

 

Coca Leaf Tea - helps with altitude sickness


Coca Leaf Tea - helps with altitude sickness

 

Coca Leaf Tea - helps with altitude sickness


Coca Leaf Tea - helps with altitude sickness

 


 

A little cafe in the mountains


A little cafe in the mountains

 

More friends!


More friends!

 


 

Beep Beep! These cars are super cute... when you aren't riding inside one of them


Beep Beep! These cars are super cute... when you aren't riding inside one of them

 

Right before we went on a 40km dirt biking down the mountain


Right before we went on a 40km dirt biking down the mountain

 


 


 

Passionfruit


Passionfruit

 


 

Inside of a passionfruit


Inside of a passionfruit

 


 


 

Morning coffee


Morning coffee

 

Making Coffee Step 1: Roast the beans


Making Coffee Step 1: Roast the beans

 

Making Coffee Step 2: Shake off the shells of the beans


Making Coffee Step 2: Shake off the shells of the beans

 

Making Coffee Step 3: Crush the coffee beans


Making Coffee Step 3: Crush the coffee beans

 

Making Coffee Step 4: Scoop the coffee and filter through hot water


Making Coffee Step 4: Scoop the coffee and filter through hot water

 

Iced Coffee


Iced Coffee

 

Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries


Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries

 

Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries


Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries

 

Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries


Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries

 

Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries


Our tour guide gave us a transformation by letting us try on traditional clothing, and drawing on some Inca face paint made out of berries

 


 


 


 

Inca Trail


Inca Trail

 


 

Inca Trail


Inca Trail

 


 


 


 


 

Inca Trail


Inca Trail

 


 


 

Coffee Beans


Coffee Beans

 


 

Luna


Luna

 


 

Luna


Luna

 

After hiking through the Ollantaytambo train station, we recruited some friends that helped motivate us to keep trekking to the top of the mountain


After hiking through the Ollantaytambo train station, we recruited some friends that helped motivate us to keep trekking to the top of the mountain

 


 


 

Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru


Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru

 


 

Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru


Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 

Machu Picchu


Machu Picchu

 


 


 

Cusco, Peru


Cusco, Peru

 


 

Cusco - I much preferred this city over Peru


Cusco - I much preferred this city over Peru

 


 

Hibiscus flower


Hibiscus flower

 

1900 Backpackers Hostel Lima, Peru. I highly recommend this place


1900 Backpackers Hostel Lima, Peru. I highly recommend this place

 

Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru


Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru

 

Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru


Plaza Des Armes Lima, Peru

 

Eleanor with her back turned and arms up in front of a valley in Peru


 

 

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