Puno on Lake Titicaca

Perched at 12,556 feet above sea level on the shores of mammoth Lake Titicaca at the southern tip of Peru, the city of Puno has a distinct feel all its own — and the residents aren’t afraid to flaunt it.

Uros Floating Islands Lake Titicaca Peru

Uros Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

And now for something a bit different. At 12,500 feet above sea level (3,800m), Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It’s also home to the Uru-Aymara who live across 44 self-constructed floating islands of reed!

Peru Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

Inca Trail Trek, Day 2

Day Two of our Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu was the most difficult: 10 miles over two 13,000 ft. passes, resulting in 11 of the most grueling and rewarding hours of our lives.

Cusco Peru Capital of the Inca Empire

Cuzco: Capital Of The Inca Empire

Wandering the alleyways of San Blas, soaking up the history of Plaza de Armas, and climbing to see Jesus in Cuzco, Peru, in the lead-up to of our four-day Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu.