My 30 Day June Photo Challenge – 6 Things I Learned

On May 31st, I decided to embark on a simple photo challenge. I set out to see if I could go outside and photograph the world around me every day during the month of June. This may sound like a simple and rather mundane activity, but it only took seven days before I started struggling to find motivation to hit the streets each morning. I ended up finding my stride to complete this challenge, and learned a lot about myself and my photography in the process.

Salkantay Trek Day 1

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu Day 1

The Salkantay Trek begins south of Machu Picchu in the town of Soraypampa at 12,800ft. Hikers cross over the 15,177ft Salkantay Pass on day one, and then continue for 40 miles of mostly downhill trails on their way to Machu Picchu. In this guide, I’ll provide all of the information a traveler will need to enjoy a hike of the Salkantay Trek with a final day at Machu Picchu.