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cusco, peru, South America

Altitude Sickness in Cusco

On our last full day in Peru, I woke up in Cusco feeling like there was a stack of bricks on my chest. We experienced a bit of altitude sickness in Cusco when we were here a few days ago, but this morning was more intense. Erica and I were both…

cusco, peru, South America

Touring Cusco

After a short delay due to poor weather, Erica and I finally landed in Cusco! Leaving the airport, we were approached by tons of taxis begging to take us into town. Of course, offering ridiculous rates.  We finally found someone that would take us to the city center for 20 soles but it…