The Cathedral of Santo Domingo in Cusco.

Cusco, Peru: Breathe In, Breathe Out

Perched 11,000 feet up in the Andes, Cusco took my breath away — quite literally. I’d heard tales of how captivating Cusco is, and the stories resonated. Tucked amidst dramatic mountain peaks, Cusco’s red tile roofs, cobbled streets and colonial architecture leave most travelers smitten — I was no exception.