In 2001, a mere two months after that fateful day, my father and I went to Peru to trek the Inca Trail. It was my first real trek and I’ve been addicted to trekking the high mountains ever since. Here are some of my favorite photos from that amazing journey. One I hope to do someday again with my children.
Greetings from the Andes…wish you were here! Photo taken on day three hiking the Inca Trail in Peru. November 2001. A few months after 9/11 my dad and I took our first major trekking trip together. We flew to Peru and then hiked the historic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. It was a grueling three and a half days but the spectacular views of the Andes made it worth the while.
Greetings from the Inca Trail…wish you were here! Photo of the ruins of the Inca hillfort of Huillca Raccay in Peru. The first day of the world-famous trek along the Inca Trail in Peru brings you to the fantastic hilltop ruins of Huillca Raccay. The Incas built this watch fort here since it offered the perfect view up and down the Urubamba Valley as well as the entrance to the Cusichaca valley, allowing them to watch for upcoming enemies and […]