At Ollantaytambo this morning, the weather looked promising if overcast. Sadly, an hour's drive later the heavens had opened.
We arrived at KM82, the start of the Inca Trail in the rain so we donned our ponchos and headed to the checkpoint at the start. Despite the rain, it wasn't cold, so our initial ascent simply became very muddy.
The weather did little to detract from the view either, with craggy lush green mountains in every direction. We set off, damp but enthusiastic.Read more