Wild & Wonderful Peru

Wild & Wonderful Peru

At 3,399 m above sea level, Cusco is a magical epicentre & fusion of cultures. It mixes colonial architecture with archeological remains of Incan stonework & an international community of travellers, hikers & explorers. 

An old city with endless charm, you can spend a full day exploring, sitting atop carved wooden balconies & wandering the main square, Plaza de Armas.

It’s the perfect base to do multiple day tours like we did, including hiking Machu Picchu (we did the 2 day trek), visiting the Moras Salt Mines, exploring the Sacred Valley (including the really beautiful mountain village of Pisac) & climbing Rainbow Mountain (opt for the lesser known Palccoyo). 

BEST EATS IN CUSCO

Green Point Vegan – awesome food & really nice people! Shout out to the boys for looking after Chesh with Coca tea when he was feeling really unwell. Must eat here!

Qura Bowls – really good acai bowls as well as your daily hit of greens! Opposite Green Point Vegan

L’atelier- this place felt like such a hidden gem. It was so cute with its gorgeous blue balcony looking over San Blas + they have nut milks, masala chai & gluten free desert options! We went twice!

Organica – This place is in a prime spot & has really good food! We opted for breakfast but the entire menu looked great. They have a little balcony that you can sip coffee & people-watch across from Plaza de Aramas

San Blas Market – really tasty & fresh seasonal produce. Definitely go here to pick up fruit & veg for cooking at home.

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