Photos from our few days in Cusco before heading out on our Machu Picchu trek.

Santa Ana
Santa Ana
The mission at Santa Ana in Cusco as seen from our room at the Hotel Mirador de Santa Ana.


Catedral de Cusco
Catedral de Cusco
The Cusco Cathedral from our dinner spot at the Restaurant Mechita in the Plaza de Armas


Aaaaaaah
Aaaaaaah
After a long day of travel, nothing beats uno cerveza frio!


Alpaca Steak
Alpaca Steak
Alpaca steak is EXCELLENT! Like extremely lean beef, tasty and easier on the arteries.


Just your everyday Alpaca
Just your everyday Alpaca
It’s every day that you get to hold a baby Alpaca, no?


Cusco Nightlife
Cusco Nightlife
Not the sharpest shot, but a good enough example of the city vibrance at night, as seen from our room at the Hotel Mirador de Santa Ana.


Too Cute
Too Cute
The baby goat was too cute not to get a photo with! Well worth the $3.00 or whatever we tipped the owners.


Bug Eyes
Bug Eyes
Classic VW Beetles are everywhere in Peru.


Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas
You have to include a photo of Plaza de Armas!


Latin Lady Justice
Latin Lady Justice
A mural on a city building depicts a version of Lady Justice without her sword.


Monkey Do
Monkey Do
A painting of the monkey from the famous Nazca Lines in the Nazca Desert in Peru.


Take Your Pick
Take Your Pick
How would you like your guinea pig prepared today?


Fields of Flowers
Fields of Flowers
Fields of beautiful purple flowers in the Cusco hills.


Flying Rats
Flying Rats
A couple of pigeons watching carefully to see if we’re careless eaters.


Rolling Probable Cause
Rolling Probable Cause
Just driving this VW MicroBus is probable cause for getting stopped by the cops.


Ghandi Agrees
Ghandi Agrees
Ghandi Agrees – Hippies Suck!


Disturbing Ads
Disturbing Ads
I think I’m going to have nightmares from this beer advertisement!


The Long Way Home
The Long Way Home
Walking back into Cusco from Saksaywaman – it’s a long way down!