Trip Reports

Trip Reports

Sunrise at Taj Mahal
One of the must-stop attractions in India is the Taj Mahal. It is the mausoleum that commemorates the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s “undying love” for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mhal. The Taj Mahal was commissioned in 1632 and was completed in 1653 Read more.
Sequoia National Park, CA – Backpacking Alta Peak / Meadow
Alta Peak is in Sequoia National Park not far from the Giant Forest.  The particular trail we took allows for a showcase of grand sweeping panoramas, beautiful trees, and lakes. According to a variety of guide books and websites – Read more.
Two Days in Cusco, Peru
Cusco is the capital of today’s Cusco region and the historical capital of the Inca Empire. It was also declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. This article explores some of the tourist attractions and things to do Read more.
Hiking the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
Description and History The classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a hiking trail which brings you from the 82nd kilometer marker of the Cusco Railway to Machu Picchu. It was a route of pilgrimage used by the Inca (or Read more.