Just a quick note to fill you in on our trip to Peru. We loved Peru. The country side was so varied and marvelous. The People were great too. Generally speaking the accommodations were OK. LOVED the 4/5 star hotels at the end, also loved the quaint places in Arequipa and Casa Abula. Machu Picchu was great. Lovely day, great guide, fabulous hiking. We made it up Waynu Picchu!! Sooo enjoyed Ica!! The guides were good. They knew their history and didn't "overload" us with information. All in all a fine trip. Not a holiday as we were up early most mornings between 4:30 and 6:30, but we were Ok with that.