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Peru-Beautiful Country

I love to travel. I went to Peru and had an awesome time. I live below sea level. Lima, Cuzco and Macchu Piccu is about 14,000 ft above sea level and i had trouble. I took altitude sickness meds but they caused my fingers and toes to tingle. I tried the coca leaves and tea but nothing helped.

Lima Beautiful city


Llama Farm


Macchu Piccu-we flew into Cuzco. took a flight, then 3 hr train ride, 1 hr bus ride and then the climb. They only allow a certain number to enter the site per day. Our weather was beautiful.




The oldest house in Peru. Dates back to the Maya time. This is an altar in the house. and there are real skulls. They raise guinea pigs to sell and eat.


Tennessean · 31-35, F
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@Tennessean darn tooting!!!
Tennessean · 31-35, F
@jjoe01 does Tennessee have the most squeaking smoke detectors?
Barefooter25 · 46-50, M
That's really beautiful!!! When did you go to Peru? The Incas left some fabulous ruins for everyone to explore!!
akindheart · 61-69, F
@AthrillatheHunt i was there. it was amazing too. i wish we could have gone up the main temple.
AthrillatheHunt · 51-55, M
@akindheart I’m sooo jelly. I made it to nasca. It was January and the roads to Cusco were flooded out . A helicopter from Lima would have been 350. I regret not spending the 350.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@AthrillatheHunt i didn't get to the see the Nazca lines OR the cinnamon mountain (I know that is not the right name)
Peru is a dream for me … I hope I can visit this beautiful country …

You look happy and beautiful in your photo…

I hope that you feel better now … 🤗🌸
akindheart · 61-69, F
@Soossie aww thank you lovey.
come2gether · 51-55, M
I've been there. You should have taken the coca tea, that would have changed everything for you.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@come2gether i did take the coco tea and chewed the leaves. still didn't help
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Amazing to actually see Machu Picchu outside of a coffee label, beautiful place!
akindheart · 61-69, F
@BritishFailedAesthetic it sure is. we had beautiful weather too.
@akindheart Sounds like a fantastic holiday!
I wish I had learnt Spanish at school, South America has always held mysterious attraction.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@sunriselover i think we all have those attraction countries. i took 8 yrs of spanish but can't speak it.
That looks like an interesting and beautiful place
akindheart · 61-69, F
@FreeSpirit1 it is and full of history
Beautiful pictures!
Peru is in my list... Hope to visit one day.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@CookieCrumbs we were very lucky. the weather was absolutely beautiful
Magenta · F
Fantastic photos. I'm glad you got to go, it looks so interesting and beautiful. 💕
sciguy18 · M
Wow that looks like a great trip. Good for you.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@sciguy18 i am slow in posting my pics. i have lots more to share
Machu Picchu is on my bucket list
akindheart · 61-69, F
@DrScissorhands it is well worth it.
Lilred2289 · 31-35, F
That looks so cool ! also super beautiful!!
Gringo · 46-50, M
Looks like a fun trip
AthrillatheHunt · 51-55, M
Lima is at sea level . Did you go to Pachakamic (temple of the sun God south of Lima - probably misspelled it ).
akindheart · 61-69, F
@AthrillatheHunt i know. that is a pic of the Pacific Ocean in Lima. but i had problems climbing.
AthrillatheHunt · 51-55, M
@akindheart it’s weird how altitude affects us.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@AthrillatheHunt i was at Waikiki Beach about 10 years ago. i stayed at the Sheraton
Tennessee · 46-50, F
Quimliqer · 70-79, M
What a beautiful excursion!! Did the coca leaves have any effect on you?
akindheart · 61-69, F
@Quimliqer not at all. i chewed them several times too.
Quimliqer · 70-79, M
@akindheart I had a cousin that did the full climb and the guys doing the packing chewed them for strength. She tried them and said they gave her like a mild high.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@Quimliqer there is the Inca Trail but that takes a few days. I believe 4. just climbing up to the site did me in.
Nick1 · 61-69, M
Sounds fun if adjusted to high altitude.
akindheart · 61-69, F
@Nick1 it was climbing that was a problem. i had to take my time
Nick1 · 61-69, M
@akindheart Good that you were able to do it.

 
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