How to start your day in the Andes
Before we left for Peru, we asked Paul about altitude sickness. "Very few people get it," he said. "And the best bet to help avoid it is coca tea.
Peru’s Sacred Valley, Walking the Inca Trail.
It’s a long walk from the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the ancient citadel at Machu Picchu. This famous Inca Trail takes you high above the Urubamba River into the mountains where the air is clear and fresh, though a little thin! And if the altitude doesn’t take your breath away the views certainly will, as you look out from trails with evocative names like Dead Woman’s Pass to the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes.