Sunday, December 6, 2015
Thinking of where to travel next? Planning for a big trip in 2016? Peru is definitely my first choice destination.
Peru is one of the country in South America were Filipinos doesn't require visa to travel.
Peruvian Pisco Sour, a cocktail originated in Peru
Pisco is the liquor base and sour refer to the sour citrus juice and sweetener ingredients.
Aside from the famous citadel of Machu Picchu, Cuzco, being the historical capital of Peru, is a destination by itself. Sitting on 3,400-meter elevation, the town used to be the capital of Inca Empire as early as the 13th century.
Comfortable sleeper bus to Cuzco, be prepared to stop at random Peruvian towns or mountain range.
Truly a UNESCO World Heritage site, Cuzco is not just a town to pass by on your way to Machu Picchu, but a place to stay and to discover.
Andes mountain terrane on the way to Cuzco
From Lima, Peru, there are buses that can take you to Cuzco on a twisting bus journey for 19 to 24 hours! Alternatively, you can fly to Cuzco and takes about 50 minutes. If your not in a rush and want to see the mountains and desert of Peru, take the long bus ride and fly out of Cuzco to Lima.
Aerial view of Cuzco Town
Free walking tours are available in Cuzco
Cuzco Cathedral or the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin is located on Plaza de Armas.
Church of La Compañía de Jesus or the Church of the Society of Jesus is considered the historic Jesuit church of Cuzco.
Locally made musical instruments including strings interments native to Peru.
Travelers from Australia enjoying what Cuzco has to offer.
View of Cuzco Town and the Andes Mountain ranges on the back ground.