NFL Champion Scott Fujita Retires On Top of the Andes Overlooking Machu Picchu

Scott Anthony Fujita, the American football linebacker famous for his role in the National Football League has retired in Peru. What interests us is the place where he chose to retire. Read more..

The 2012 Win a Free Trip to Machu Picchu Contest is Live!

Our annual contest returns today giving you the opportunity to win a Free 7 Day Tour to Machu Picchu. So what’s different this year? well this year we are giving away a space on the Inca Trail for the first time. [Continue reading...]

Win A Free Trip To Machu Picchu

On January 11th, the Karikuy Organization rolled out its 3rd annual win a free trip to Machu Picchu contest. While every year since its inception we have brought you a different type of contest, we decided that this year we would give the artists; the creative minds out there the opportunity to participate and win the contest. For that reason this years contest is a t-shirt design competition. We are basically looking for the most creative and cool looking t-shirt a mind can create. [Continue reading...]

Oct 152010
Doing It the Salkantay Way

Trekking to Machu Picchu seemed like an exciting idea three months ago, when I was getting organized for my big trip to South America. At the time, I hadn’t really considered what this ‘trek’ would actually involve. It’s just the ‘thing you do’… after all, I didn’t want to be one of those people who rock up at 6am to Machu Picchu on a bus with their freshly pressed jeans and shirts. I am an independent traveler and I am up for a challenge! [Continue reading...]

My Salkantay Trek Packing List

To help other trekkers on the Salkantay Trek (or other similar adventures) I thought I would put together my packing list, and go over what was helpful, and what was a waste of money, and backpack space. I will also give you some pointers that I didn’t do…so my mistakes don’t get made again. [Continue reading...]

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