Previous blog posts: Ride Bikes in Peru?! Yes Please! Seattle to Lima, then Cusco Cusco to the Sacred Valley – Peru Riding in the Sacred Valley of Peru Machu Picchu & Last Ride Day in Peru Finally the strike was over and we were able to go to Machu Picchu! We took an early morning […]
Previous blog post here The strike affected more than the trains going to Machu Picchu. The protesters were blocking roads too. We still had 2 days of riding left in the Sacred Valley in our itinerary, but wouldn’t be able to access either of those rides during the strike due to road blockages… so our guide did […]
Previous blog post here After taking an altitude sickness pill, having lunch, and drinking coca leaf tea, I was feeling back to (somewhat) normal, and was ready for our afternoon ride in Cusco. We climbed from our hotel in Cusco up the road for about an hour to meet the trailhead.
previous blog post here As expected American Airlines charges a fee for bikes. $150 USD one way fee from Seattle to Lima. I wouldn’t have cared so much about this fee, except the bikes didn’t arrive in Lima when I landed! I was fairly worried since the process to claim a missing bag seemed fairly […]
A month and a half ago, I decided to book a trip to Peru. I’ve been lucky enough to have travelled internationally with my bike a few times now, and each time, I had planned well in advance and had a lot of preparation time. This time is completely the opposite. It was a […]