Travel Blogs from Machu Picchu, Peru

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Day 4 of the Machu Picchu trek, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Day 4 of the Machu Picchu trek

A travel blog entry by oltona

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... is 2400m above sea level and northwest of Cusco.  It is divided into 3 sectors: agricultural, urban and industrial sectors. Machu Picchu was founded by a Peruvian farmer living in the Ollabamba valley, but it was totally covered by vegetation.  ...

A simple stroll through the Andes, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

A simple stroll through the Andes

A travel blog entry by sa-a-go-go

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... the entire valley. Another hour or so of hiking down and we have finally arrived to the most famous, ancient Inca site. Machu Picchu, located at 7,873 feet above sea level, is a stunning city area, perfectly laid out and constructed. Most of ...

Inca Trail, Day 3, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Inca Trail, Day 3

A travel blog entry by k2ted

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A 16km trek today taking around 7 or 8 ...

Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Day 4, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Day 4

A travel blog entry by k2ted

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... off down the final part of the trail towards Machu Picchu. As we descended the must began to clear and we were presented with Machu Picchu. Several photos later and we went to the entrance for a well deserved beer, 7:45am. We then went to explore the ...

Machu Picchu, Baby!, Urubamba, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu, Baby!

A travel blog entry by chris_farr

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... climbed into bed ready for a big lie in tomorrow. Machu Picchu, 'discovered' by Hiram Bingham, 24th July, 1911. Rediscovered by us, 17th May, 2014. ____________________ Phuyupatamarka > Machu Picchu Distance Travelled - 12.5km Maximum Altitude - ...

Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by gary_eva

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... to sleep to (seriously). The river locally called the Urabamba(?) but it is actually the start of the Amazon which is very cool. Machu Picchu township is also on the edge of the jungle so the climate is muggy, tropical, rainy, cold, windy - you name it, ...

It really is quite good, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

It really is quite good

A travel blog entry by emmabrakes

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... the rain stopped, and as we got to the first view point the view changed from 360 degree grey clouds, to magically reveal Machu Picchu sitting majestically amoungst the green mountains, there before us.  No pictures I have ever seen do it justice, ...

Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by oberanja

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... oben auf dem Berg? Ein paar dämlich guckende Lamas, die wir natürlich sofort zu Fotomodels machen... Der Anblick des Machu Picchu ist wirklich gigantisch: eine andere Welt scheint sich vor einem aufzutun und im frühen Morgenlicht und mit ...

The long awaited highlight of my trip - Day 1, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The long awaited highlight of my trip - Day 1

A travel blog entry by oltona

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... , which were discovered by Hiram Bingham (an American academic, explorer and politician) in 1915 after he rediscovered Machu Picchu in 1911.  Yachta Pata is strategically positioned between 4 valleys and was the administrative agricultural centre for ...

Agua Calientes y El Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Agua Calientes y El Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by marichoube

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... qui vient ouvrir! il me confirme que je ne peux pas acheter de billet ici avant 5h mais quen haut si! voila cest parti pour le Machu Picchu! je traverse le village desert c hyper glauque je fais pas la fiere! en bas de la plaza de armas 1 femme et 2 ...

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