As part of my time in Cusco (where I stayed a few days before going to Ollantaytambo, then Machu Picchu, then back to Cusco), I took an all-day tour called “The Sacred Valley Tour” and also a chocolate-making class. Here are pictures:

A view from the Pisac ruins.

The ruins at Ollantaytambo.
Old Inca granary.
Buildings built on the the foundations laid by the Incas hundreds of years ago.
Women in traditional clothes, making alpaca clothing.
Each plant provides a different color dye for alpaca wool used to make clothes, blankets, shawls etc.
Narrow street in Cusco.
Chocolate-making class in session.
Roasting cacao beans.

For more Sacred Valley pictures, please click here…

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