SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

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SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

Postby vanessa-travels » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:00 pm

Hi fellow travelers!

My husband and I are very excited about going to Peru and especially seeing Machu Picchu. It's been a long-time dream of mine to see it in person, all starting with the TV program, In Search Of (geek heaven!).

It's also our first trip to South America. I speak some Spanish, but we'll see how much I remember. :roll: I've traveled to Costa Rica, Mexico, and Bonaire, so I've been in the region, just not that far south. I've got the traveling bug, so I look forward to talking to everyone else about their past travels and wishlists.

Has anyone been to Machu Picchu before?

--Vanessa (and Chris) from Austin
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Re: SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

Postby ajnwarr » Sun Aug 11, 2013 11:25 am

Hi Vanessa
I'll be joining you on this trip. I'm a single traveller so a bit nervous who I'll be sharing a room with! Going to MP has also been a lifelong dream of mine too so I hope it lives up to expectations :D. Look forward to meeting you both

Amanda UK
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Re: SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

Postby vanessa-travels » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:44 am

Hey Amanda, Looking forward to meeting you too.

Now I just need to cut back on watching Peru travel shows. :D
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Re: SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

Postby vanessa-travels » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:50 am

Oops I posted that too quickly...

For folks with access to TV V-Me, a Peruvian cooking show starts this Monday. It's called "Con Sabor a Peru." Details are here:
http://www.vmetv.com/shows/con-sabor-a-peru
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Re: SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

Postby mkennedy » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:27 am

Hi Vanessa, I took this same trip with G Adventures last Sept and loved every minute of it. Our guides name was Marco, just in case you have the same one, he probably wouldn't remember me just because he sees so many people but he was awesome. Accommodations were not the ritz but clean and perfectly fine. Machu Picchu is indescribable - take it all in and enjoy!! I'm heading to Scotland this year with G. Have fun.
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Re: SPMP130919: Machu Picchu Adventure - September 19, 2013

Postby vanessa-travels » Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:30 pm

Hi, Thanks for chiming in about Marco. I hope he's our guide.

Scotland is amazing; you'll have a great time. I loved the rolling green fields. It really does look like the pictures!
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