Tika Trek - Cusco, Peru

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By Fiona Cameron

(03/21/2011)A fun weekend in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. A 16km long trek up to the dizzy heights of 4200ms and the Sun Gate in Ollantaytambo. "Into Punku" in Quechua.

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An incredible walk from 2800 MASL to 4200MASl, through an ancient Inca quarry and burial ground. Yes we did see mummies.

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T'ika Treks administrator from Cachiccata took us for a hike in the community reserve where we got to see old mill stones, lots of enermous carved stones and mummies.

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Can you believe that the INC - National Institute of Culture does not have a guard here. Such a shame as we found a newly looted area.

Later today we will let you know how you too can visit.

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