LAD Tour - Machu Picchu, Peru- October 10, 2010
Machu Picchu
GUOB Brazil
ASOUC Columbia
ECUOUG Ecuador
Galapagos Islands
ORAUG CRC Costa Rica
Homeward Bound
These pictures are are a compilation starting with the 06:00 ride from Cusco to Poroy, the 100km train ride to Machu Picchu station at Agua Caliente, the bus ride to Machu Picchu, and the "garden of eden" that Machu Picchu was, is, and will be, as its restoration continues.
Trip to Poroy Station   Peru Rail Vista Dome Train
  • A fresh Andean fruit salad consisting of cape gooseberry, prickly pear, melon, kiwi, and pineappele with an elderberry coulis garnish
  • Andean smoked trout mini sandwich with arugula and light natural yogurt dressing and anise homemade bread
  • Swiss chard pie filled with bacon
Breakfast on board (Desayuno a bordo)   Homes ... old and new
Train to Aqua Caliente   Retail
Pollution is a major issue on this trip in a number of areas. I hope the government of Peru starts paying attention
Trail for those with more time   Hiking and riding trail for those with more time
From dry to wet   From dry to wet
Ruins from the train   Zoom
Busride to the top   Bus ride to the top
Visitor Center Flowers   Visitor Center Flowers
Visitor Center Flowers    
Final thoughts ... I hope there is a special place in hell for those thieves at Yale's Peabody Museum that, under the guise of being researchers, looted the treasures of Machu Picchu, took them back to the U.S., and are charging admission to see them.