Slideshow (11 photos)

Cuzco (Peru) (map)

Arriving at the airport in Cuzco


Entering a local restaurant in Cuzco (Copyright © Lucie Wellner)


Simeon and Lucie on the train to Aguas Calientes


Lesson in useful Spanish phrases (Copyright © Unknown)

  Inca Trail

Approaching Abra de Warmiwañusqa (Dead Woman Pass) at 4200m, a porter struggles under an enormous load of gear that tourists refuse to carry; this is the highest point on the Inca Trail


The gang poses on the Inca Trail

  Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu in the early morning


Lucie hiking on the Inca Trail (Copyright © Lucie Wellner)


Group on day 3 of the Inca Trail (Copyright © Lucie Wellner)


Precise stonework at Machu Picchu


Lucie in front of some fancy Inca stonework


The group poses in front of an Inca wall