{E+E in Peru}

We really are such procrastinators on posting travel photos! In the middle of an incredibly busy season we thought we deserved a little break from editing weddings, so we finally got around to working on these. Blogging this trip brought back so many wonderful memories. Enjoy!  🙂

First stop: Lima, Peru

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The food was one of our favorite things about Peru. Ceviche (marinated raw fish or seafood) was by far our favorite dish. We had it everyday!

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Lima was such a colorful city!

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Miraflores, Lima, Peru

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Ancient ruins right in the middle of Lima!

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Second stop: Ica, Peru

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Third stop: Cusco, Peru

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Our place in Cusco has the cutest little breakfast area on the top floor with amazing views of Cusco.

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Coca leaf tea (the locals say it helps with altitude sickness).

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Lamas! 🙂

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Market in Cusco

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I know it’s super touristy, but I couldn’t resist taking pictures with the cute baby goats whenever I could!

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The start of our journy to Machu Picchu

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The train took us from the small town of Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calients, which is the town that sits at the base of Machu Picchu mountain.

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The view from our room in Aguas Calientes.

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The bridge is start of the trek up Machu Picchu. We were surprised at how many people took the busses up instead of walking. It was a very steep trail and it was the most difficult hike/walk I’d ever been on, but it was so worth it and fulfilling in the end!

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Fog was covering the mountain when we made it up there, which made us a little nervous, but as the day went on it cleared up beautifully.

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At the entrance to Machu Picchu they have a place where you can get a passport stamp. So cool!

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Back in Cusco we visited more Incan ruins.

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We tried Alpaca steaks and they were delicious!

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After relaxing in Cusco one last day, we flew back to Lima and then back to the US. Peru was definitely the trip of a lifetime!

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