Monthly Archives: July 2014

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Visiting Galapagos on a budget, Day 1

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Today we flew from Quito to San Cristóbal in the Galapagos. We had purchased our tickets via Cheapoair.com, each paying around $215 for one-way tickets. This is the same we would have paid if we had flown from Quito to Santa Cruz, say to meet a cruise we had booked.


Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu

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What to say about the Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu. It’s one of the more relatively active ways to get from Cuzco to Machu Picchu. It involves hiking on the famous “Inca Trail to Machu Picchu”, but does not require a 6-month reservation to do it. It’s extremely fun, and if you get lucky with the pricing, it’s cheaper than taking the train.