Often visitors only pass through or possibly spend one night in Cusco on their way to or from Machu Picchu.
This remains one of the great historic cities in Peru. A place for exploring - plazas, cobbled stone streets, restaurants and pubs, busy markets, ongoing preservation projects and a perfect base for venturing out in search of ancient Inca ruins.
Two years ago we were in Cusco and stopped by the Hotel Monestario
Updated 02-26-2014 at 04:08 PM by omegaet
Uncharacteristic of LAN, our 1:00am departure from Miami International aboard #2511 was delayed and then delayed again.
Of course, the complementary Haagen-Das dulce de leche ice cream in the VIP Lounge was an unexpected treat and helped pacify the situation. However the prospects of making our onward connection in Lima to Cuzco seemed greatly diminished at 3:25am, as the B767 climbed through 30,000 feet toward cruising altitude.
Updated 02-08-2014 at 01:23 PM by omegaet
Just returned from Chile and Uruguay. What a trip! This was our first time driving in South America. We never realized how important (or unimportant) a map could be.
Our flights were wonderful from BWI via Miami to Santiago. Our first car was in Santiago. We then drove two hours to Casa Marin winery's only villa, Villa Miramar. WOW!!! We were at the top of the hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean and vineyards in every direction. The small villa had two bedrooms, living room,
Updated 02-07-2014 at 11:42 PM by TravelerBen_ll
This year a significant number of resorts in Madeira make up a large part of Portugalís Top 25 most luxurious hotels, among which are The Residence Porto Mare (Porto Bay), The Cliff Bay, Quinta Jardins do Lago and Quintinha de S„o Jo„o, all in Funchal, in second, third, eighth and tenth places, respectively.
Topped by the Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina, Switzerland, Portugal is also featured on the list of Top 25 Best Hotels in Europe, represented by the Conrad Algarve in
I guess there are no bad times to peruse the Luxury Link website for travel ideas - almost anytime will work.
However, I find that picking the right time of day and selecting comfortable surroundings can transform mundane key strokes into an exciting exercise.
My favorite time of day is mid to late afternoon....I like to get my work completed early in the day and 'Zen out' for an hour or two visiting cyber destinations.
Updated 02-06-2014 at 06:48 AM by omegaet
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