Machu Picchu: Elias and Team Arrive in Cusco

Posted by: Elias de Andres Martos | July 29, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Peru
Elevation: 10,850'

Buenas tardes from Cusco,

The 2014 Machu Picchu trek has started! All members have arrived to the former capital of the Inca Empire…really excited to launch the first edition of this trek, where we will travel a combination of the Salkantay and Inca trails into the citadel of Machu Picchu.

We have just held our initial meeting and are now ready to hit the restaurant for dinner. We’re doing so on the early side to allow for an early bed time, well deserved after the many hours of international travel. Tomorrow, we’ll have a morning tour to discover the sights of this incredible city.  While exploring Cusco, we will also start acclimatizing since we’re about 10,000 ft above sea level.

Best regards from Peru, and stay tuned for tomorrow’s post!

RMI Guide Elias de Andres Martos

The RMI July 28th Machu Picchu team in Cusco, Peru. Photo: Elias de Andres Martos

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Ramona and Michael It was good talking to you yesterday and guess it will be a while before I do again. Hope that you’re enjoying the trail. Love, Momma

Posted by: Patsy Hollie on 8/1/2014 at 7:53 pm

Can’t wait for all the updates. Be safe and have fun! Oh and “GO TEAM JUNELL!!”

Posted by: Beverly on 7/30/2014 at 8:57 am

Keeping an eye on your updates, Neil and the rest.  Have fun!

Posted by: Jonathan on 7/30/2014 at 7:33 am

Ramona and Michael and the rest of the team—    I’m so glad that you all have the wonderful pictures, everyone looks so happy. Have a good time and come back home to us. I’ll check on you everyday. love, Momma

Posted by: Patsy Hollie on 7/29/2014 at 4:35 pm

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