In pictures: The Inca Trail

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail is one of the most popular hikes in the world and also a top traveller’s destination. Visitors to Peru brave the often gruelling high alpine four day trek through cloud forests, jungle and stone mountain paths for the unparalleled views, scenery and the mystical Inca Ruins. The ‘trail’ is approximately 43km but at its height the Inca Road system covered over 20,000 km and stretched from Ecuador to Chile.

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

The Inca Trail on GlobalGrasshopperPhoto

With roots in Bavaria, a home in England and a heart in Scandinavia I've always been a restless soul. My first true adventure began as a six month voyage around South East Asia as a fresh faced backpacker and ever since I've lived a semi nomadic existence, clocking up over 35 countries on trips and living in both Dublin and Australia. I'm a lover of US Road Trips, deserted beaches bathed in warm glow of a sunset, Cuban mojitos, easy-on-the-eye travel destinations away from the crowds and all things Scandinavian - from cloudberry liquors to Scandi Noirs. When not travelling, you'll find me walking my rescue dog in leafy South West London, wandering the Brighton Laines on random day trips, hunting around for photogenic landscapes or daydreaming about returning to my all time favourite places in the world - Havana, Copenhagen, Italy, Iceland, Thailand and the frozen landscapes of a wintry Iceland. Follow Becky on Twitter and Google+.

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