After 2 days of bedrest from severe altitude sickness, I was feeling well enough to explore the city of Cusco. Along the way, I picked up this oxygen mask that I may need when I get to Aguas Calientes. This, the altitude pills (sorojchi pills), the coca
After a painful 17hour bus ride, we arrived in Cusco, Peru, the starting point to Machu Picchu. The roads leading here were very windy but luckily I took Dramamine to knock myself out. When I woke up, this was the scenery I saw. Since I arrived here a
Yesterday, we went on a wine and Pisco tour in Ica. These are the drinks we sampled at the first tour. Pisco is a Peruvian liquor that tastes like vodka & smooth tequila. There is a town called Pisco, but it actually is all made in the city of Ica.
We all took turns sandboarding or sledding down the sand dunes :) It was much harder than snowboarding because you can't control your turns as great as snow and you end up with sand everywhere, but it was still a lot of fun.