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Hostal Cusi Wasi

Three Days in Cusco, The Gateway To Machu Picchu

We came to Cusco, Peru, for two reasons: One, we’ve heard great things about the colonial town set high up in the Peruvian Andes, and two, it’s the gateway to Machu Picchu. Walking around Cusco’s historical center reminded me of our time in Europe. Its Spanish colonial architecture is elegantly stuck in time. Once the capital of the great Inca …

Exploring Puno, Peru with Peru Hop and Bolivia Hop.

La Paz to Cusco with Bolivia Hop and Peru Hop

Guil and I spent a relaxing five days in La Paz, Bolivia, before setting our sights on the next destination: Cusco, Peru. But we were not excited to face that hours-long bus ride. Thankfully we stumbled upon Bolivia Hop and Peru Hop, which offer a hop-on, hop-off transportation service between the two countries. What? You thought hop-on, hop-off buses only …