Posts Tagged ‘Machu Picchu’

Peru in Review: Cusco and Machu Picchu

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

(After my Nikon was stolen my lowly hiptop stepped up and saved the day; unfortunately I couldn’t get any pictures off of it until I got back to Canada, so here they are…)

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This is downtown Cusco, as seen from my 5th-floor “suite” at the Savoy Hotel. The large building across the street is the arts and crafts outlet.

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If you head northwest to the central plaza, you’ll find all manner of tourist activities, like the opportunity to pet this baby llama… For a price.

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Who could resist a restaurant with a guy in a chicken outfit as its doorman? Not me…

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More photographic evidence of yours truly at Machu Picchu

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… And the mosquito bites I got there that flared up a couple of days later.