Monthly Archives: August 2014

Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Month in Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley, Peru

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Ollantaytambo is a little village in the Sacred Valley of Peru, an hour and a half from Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu. We came here right after Machu Picchu to relax and recuperate, as something about high-altitude hiking combined with party-induced sleep deprivation makes me susceptible to colds. After just a few days here, we were so comfortable that we decided to make Ollantaytambo our home for a few weeks, which quickly became a month.


Galapagos on less than $50 a day, Day 2

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Today was day 2 of our trip to the Galapagos. Since we don’t like to book our hotels in advance, we had to spend part of the day looking for a hotel to stay in starting tomorrow, Easter Sunday. I have to admit, I was almost starting to regret our strategy, because so much of the town was closed yesterday that I was worried we wouldn’t be able to find a nice place with a room available, but I’m happy …