The trip was June 2008. For those who are thinking about taking a trip of a lifetime, this primer will describe the terrain and picture the scenery you will encounter in some of the prettiest and most awesome country in the world. The magic of the Inca's is revealed in the difficult terrain they chose to worship nature and show the world their joy in their surroundings. The area we traveled in has only been lightly explored. I'm sure there are many more undiscovered ruins and hope to go back and look for them. We saw no other trekkers on our trip after we left Choquequirao, although we did encounter a few of the locals moving their cattle or just taking a trip over the mountain to visit their neighbor.