South America

  • Urubamba Market, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peru

    Peru: The Sacred Valley of the Incas

    Snapshots from Peru's Sacred Valley After our trip to Machu Picchu, we returned on the Hiram Bingham train to Tambo del Inka, our hotel in the Sacred Valley. Located in the middle of Urubamba, the hotel faces the Urubamba River…

  • Aquas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru

    Photo Essay: Aguas Calientes

    A haven for backpackers, Aguas Calientes is home to cute shops, restaurants and cafes. While we didn't stay in the area, we made our way down after exploring Machu Picchu and spending the night at the Sanctuary Lodge. For anyone…

  • San Blas, Cusco, Peru

    Cusco, Peru: San Blas

    While our first day in Cusco brought us incredible sunny conditions for sightseeing, we woke up on our second day to a chillier morning, cloudier skies and intermittent hail. I'm not sure how hail falls out of a blue sky,…