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Beautiful Paths

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Inca Trail (hiking), Peru High in the Andes, this 26-mile journey follows in the footsteps of fifteenth-century Incans, leading past a series of ruins to the mystical royal retreat of Machu Picchu. Hundreds of species of exotic flowers (including nearly 200 types of orchids) and tropical birds (giant hummingbirds, tanagers, and Peru‘s national bird, the […]

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Inkaraqay

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Located on the otherwise unknown side of the Huayna Picchu mountain, the Peruvian Culture Ministry, presented Inkaraqay, a fascinating place located only 20 minute away from Aguas Calientes; on kilometer 117 of the railroad that leads to the Machu Picchu hydroelectric plant. Its walls and terraces  skirt its abysmal cliffs that rise steep from the […]

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Machu Picchu

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Machu Picchu (from the Quechua machu, old, and picchu, mountain, meaning “old mountain”), is the contemporary name that is given to a llaqta (ancient Inca Andean town) of stone built during the XV century and the rock base that joints the Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu mountains on the west side of the central Andes, […]

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The Nazca Lines

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On the year 1927 the archaeologist Mejia Xespe, Julio Cesar Tello’s disciple; father of the Peruvian archeology, was informed of the presence of some mysterious traces on the land, on an area of the Peruvian coast. Back then; archeology in Peru was on its primary phase and no one paid much attention to this announcement, […]