• Day46

    Sacred Valley

    January 10, 2017 in Peru ⋅ ⛅ 19 °C

    The sacred Valley is home to many of the Inca ruins (except the big one) and we thought we would do a tour and see a few.
    We started at Moray which has a number of circular terraces. Each terrace has a slightly different micro climate which the Inca's used as a growing laboratory.
    Maras has salt mining where salt rich water from the mountain flows into pools from which the water evaporates and your left with salt.
    Ollantaytambo has very impressive Inca ruins built into the side of a mountain.
    Pisac has equally impressive ruins built on a mountain with a heap of terracing.
    Both Inca ruins would be amazing places to visit and would be big draw cards anywhere in the world but obviously Machu Picchu is why everyone comes to Cusco/Peru.
    It was great day that left me saying wow many times over the views were Spectacular and you couldn't quite comprehend how these places got built.
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