Machu Picchu

Inca Trail Part IV: Machu Picchu

Located in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is the ruins of a 15th-century Inca city.  The Incas built it around 1450, at the height of their empire, but abandoned it…

Inca Trail photos

Inca Trail Part III: The Trek

In November, during Peru's rainy spring season, I hiked the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu with my sister Holly.  We did the "classic" 4-day, 3-night version of the trek. By…

Inca Trail Trek Plan

Inca Trail Trek Training Plan

Will I Survive the Trek? The simple answer is yes!  Particularly by following a solid Inca Trail training plan, you will survive the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu.  There…