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  • Day9

    Gateway to Machu Picchu

    September 28, 2019 in Peru ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Aguas Calientes is the doorway to Machu Picchu and as such, a necessary stop before visiting the Inca ruins. In this touristic and labyrinthine place we found a small and cozy restaurant that had great food and a friendly waiter that gave us advices regarding the local insects (they were quite aggressive during that day).

    There are not a lot of things that you can do in this place that exists for one reason only... catering for tourists that want to strike Machu Picchu off their bucket list. 😳

    After a bit of research on the few activities that can be done in Aguas Calientes, we decided to see the Butterfly House, a conservation project where locals ensure that different butterfly species and humming birds are winning the battle against pollution.
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