Cusco, Machu Pichu closed for 3 months

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So everyone pretty much comes to Cusco to see Machu Pichu, but unfortunatly Machu Pichu has now said to be closed for 3 months due to land slides and road blocks :( lets hope it reopens soon. This happened on day I arrived I thought it would be fixed with in a week but nope. So my tour agency said I can´t get refund after spending $150 US for tour there and said I can have different tours. So I am doing horse riding this afternoon for half day, then I will be going to a sauna and white water rafting tomorrow, and there is also a tour to the sacred valley but I don´t feel like doing that one, so I am trying to see if they can arrange a bungee jump for me I heard there is a 120M high one here and I never done it so that should be great if it is possible, or maybe if not they can just arrange a massage somewhere or pay the expense for the hotel. Anyway I look forward to my adventure activites and I don´t feel bummed about the Machu Pichu because it is not my fault and just one of those things you can control so no point of having stress out of it. After this I will start my volunteering in Arequipa at the orphanage so I think I will end my blog here or maybe write it all in the future, the whole trip has been pretty whacky with some bad things happening, but overall worth it, just a couple of nights I drank way to much just the airplane I got yesterday they said I was too drunk and needed to drink coffee before beoing allowed on the plane, so I am considering going straight edge and not drinking for rest of my trip this would also save me a lot of money and give me another month in South America so sounds ok but hard to resist the grog.
Lasttraveller says:
the back route, not direct train but the bus is said to be open in 2 weeks so I guess maybe I can see it but I am pretty chilled if I see it or not.
Posted on: Feb 03, 2010
geerbox says:
Too bad a MP, but you have a great attitude for the problems.
Posted on: Feb 01, 2010
Vlindeke says:
What a pity.....
I hope Machu Picchu will be back in all it's glory!!
Take care!
Posted on: Feb 01, 2010
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