A Dream Trip to Peru & Ecuador: Machu Picchu

Photo by kudomomo (flickr)

Machu Picchu's Sacred Plaza - by kudomomo (flickr)

My parents, Suzan and Ron Wynne, have long inspired me to be curious about the world.  Between them, they have passions for history, geography, geneaology, politics, photography, art, music and food from around the globe.

They’re also itinerant wanderers:  Mom’s the trip researcher, and Dad’s willing to drive (or stop) absolutely anywhere.

A few Junes ago, they took their dream trip to Peru and Ecuador…and carried our imaginations with them.

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TWT Travel Binder: Peru

[Country map of Peru]

Here are some resources to help you plan your own “travels with two” to Peru.

PERU-GENERAL
Guides
Official Tourism Guide
National Geographic
Frommers
Fodors
Conde Nast Traveller
Concierge.com
Globe Trekker

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MACHU PICCHU
Articles
Budget Travel: Dream Trips: Machu Picchu, Peru
Conde Nast Traveller: Earth-Friendly Getaways: Inkaterra Machu Picchu
Conde Nast Traveller: Peru’s Lost City of Gold

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THE PERUVIAN ANDES
Articles
Conde Nast Traveller: Peru: The Andes, the Incas and the Amazon
Travel + Leisure: Life After Work: Explore the Amazon and Follow Incan Trails
Conde Nast Traveller: A Walk in the Clouds

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OTHER PERUVIAN DESTINATIONS
Guides
Samantha Brown: Cusco
Travel + Leisure: A Trip Through Peru
Articles
Travel + Leisure: The Best of South America’s Haciendas
Budget Travel: Mancora, Peru
NGT: Historic Places Rated: Colonial Arequipa

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Peru Travel Agents & Tours
Tom Damon – Southwind Adventures
Clark Kotula – Geographic Expeditions
Escaped to Peru

094 Day 6 - Macchu Picchu and clouds by discosour.

Machu Picchu by Paul Burani

Peru 1999.67 by anoldent.

Pisac, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco by anoldent (flickr)

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