One’s trip to Peru would not be complete without seeing this wonder of the world. It ranks high on travelers’ must-see and people’s bucket lists. To be on top of the jungle surrounding Machu Picchu and to witness the iconic ruins with the mountain’s peak behind them is an awe-inspiring sight.
Running from southeast of Cusco the Urubamba River carved the Andes leaving a fertile Sacred Valley from Pisac to Ollantaytambo. Elevations range from 6,730 ft beneath Machu Picchu to 9,800 ft at Pisac.
Chris and Angela have been married for 5 years. They bonded over two things from the moment they met, the love of hiking and budgeting. What may be an awkward first date conversation for some is what made their relationship flourish.
At 12,507 ft, Lake Titicaca is known to be the highest navigable lake in the world and the largest lake in South America. The lake boundaries are shared by Peru on the west and Bolivia on the east. Lake Titicaca is just beautiful, with a deep dark blue color that calms and cautions you at the same time.
Today we talk to “coffee aficionados” who started their Financial Independence journey back in 2017. They are both physical therapist Filipino immigrants that realized the value of financial freedom early in their careers. Let’s find out how Jerome Paguyo and Quiolo Angeles plan to achieve Financial Independence by following the most basic investing beliefs and core principles.
See Palcoyo Rainbow Mountain's distinct colors that are formed by naturally occurring elements that dyed it through time. Hidden under glaciers of the Peruvian mountains for thousands of years, rains and winds had exposed Palcoyo’s beauty as we see today.
We do our research and geek out on the most optimal way to earn, save and invest our money, but when we hit roadblocks, asking for help is the wisest thing to do. Financial advisors, like Charmayne, could prove to be of value for us to see the forest for the trees.
This post ends our Cusco Historic Center suite. Today we walk around West of Plaza de Armas to visit the old plazas, markets and churches that gave Cusco it's unique appeal.
Financial independence not only frees us to do the things that fulfills us, but to help society in general. As individuals who live our lives with intention, we are called to be better stewards of success that comes our way. Find out how Almira planned to be financially independent and be a better steward of success.
Our next stop is one of the Inca empire’s most important military complex, Sacsayhuamán. Strategically located overlooking the Cusco Valley, Pachacútec, the 9th Inca thought that this site would complete his vision of Cusco being the Puma City, being that this site resembles the head of this beast.