With all the trails above Cusco being walking paths for the inca villagers they were mostly smooth so that meant high speeds all the way into town.
Parts of Peru have modernized but a lot are still there as the ancient Incas left it many years ago.
This trail we found above the city of Cusco thanks to local shred dawg and Cusco's finest, DJ Chungo. he showed us this route which was an easy buss ride from our crash pad, it had tuns of cool features to play around with and was a safe bet for a solid ride day after a night out in Cusco.
The last part of the ride was nothing short of epic views with flowing trails overlooking Cusco. AT squeezing in some fun before dropping into the city streets.
As we arrived to the cross-topped hill overlooking Cusco we met this fellow singing and strumming the guitar and within minutes this little girl and her Llama approached giving the opportunity for an awesome group photo with some real locals.
After dropping from the high mountains above Cusco we made our way into the city and cruised around exploring what the city had to offer.
As we sat in the crowded city center, we were approached by one street vendor. Minutes later we were surrounded buying souvenirs until our pockets were empty with arms full.
On our last night in Cusco our friend DJ Chongo that we made along the way took us out for a typical Peruvian meal that they called quwi. We know it as guinea pig. Garret loved it!
Earn your turns, hiking in the Andes is a struggle, but in the end, the reward is all worth the effort.
Descending untouched lines from the continental divide like this one was a huge highlight of the trip for everyone.
The high mountains in the back is where we started our 7,000ft descent all the way down to the valley floor.
After spending a day at 15,000ft, we got to ride this old Inca trail down beside the creek, 6000ft decent wide open. The Inca trails which have been there for thousands of year just so happen to be some of the most memorial rides I've had, Like they knew we would want to ride our bikes on them years later.
After the long day descending from the Continental divide the crew enjoyed some beers at a small shop in the valley floor.
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