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Exploring the Salkantay Trail and Machu Pichu in Peru

This past September, my friend Chris Shybut and I spend 10 days trekking through Peru. During the trip, we explored all over, and had some great adventures. The trip also forced us to brush up on our Spanish – a much needed refresher. During the urban parts of the trip, we explored the cities of …

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Road to La Playa

The rest of our trek on the Salkantay trail is technically downhill, but that definitely does not mean that it’s easier. – Woke up bright and early at campground Los Andenes for a 7am start. Sleeping and waking with the sun has quickly become a pleasant habit. – Hiking started with an immediate, steep downhill, …

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