My Dream Hike: The Inca Trail
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Whenever I think of hiking, I think of all the trails within a few hours of where I live that I want to hike. I have a huge list of them and am slowly getting the time to explore their reaches. I don’t usually think about all the incredible trails around the world that are absolutely incredible for one reason or another. Hiking in other countries has it’s perks and it’s downsides but no matter what it would be an adventure!
The Inca Trail in Peru is near the top of my list for incredible places to hike. Inca Trail Peru is a great website with all sorts of information about hiking the trail. I’ve spent hours perusing the photos on this and other Inca Trail sites dreaming about the day I get to hike there.
There are 2 big draws to the Inca Trail for me.
One is being in South America, things are a little different down there. People, customs, money, food, landscape. Everything is at least a little different compared to North America. Even if you just go down there to hike, you get a little taste of all that is different about the country and the people.
The second are the ruins at Machu Picchu. You don’t normally end your hike with the sun rising over the ruins of one of the most advanced civilizations that have ever lived. Just thinking about the rays of light picking their way over the mountains and onto the rock and grass of the ruins just gives me shivers. A recent interest in photography makes the ruins here an even more attractive hike to do in the next few years.
You may think about the hikes in your nearby area as the hike for next weekend but what about your dream hike. What about the most incredible place you can think of to hike? Where would you go?Related posts: