Author Archives: Jennifer

The rest of the vacation

After the trek we had one more day in Cusco.  We spent the day relaxing for the most part.  We also finished up some last minute souvenir shopping.  I started getting a stomach ache the night we returned and it … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Trek – Day 4 MACHU PICCHU!!!

The big day!!  Everyone was awake by 3:30am, we had a quick breakfast and then packed up and got in line at the checkpoint at around 4:30am.  The checkpoints don’t open until 5am and we (and everyone else) want to … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Trek – Day 3

Day 3 was the day I felt the best.  No more nausea, yay!  It was also the longest day with a lot of stops along the way. We woke up early to a wet tent.  Amanda’s Camelbak bladder had leaked … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Trek – Day 2

Day 2!  Advertised as the hardest day, day 2 takes us on another 7 mile hike that goes over Dead Woman’s Pass.  The pass sits at an elevation of 13,800 feet.  I felt confident that this wouldn’t be much of … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Trek – Day 1!!!!!!

After a rough night with very little sleep I decided that I’d regret it if I didn’t at least try to do the trek, so I took some more Pepto and tried to mentally prepare myself for hiking while not … Continue reading

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