Travel Blogs from Machu Picchu, Peru

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Journey to the Sun Gate - Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Journey to the Sun Gate - Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by srandac2015

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... , though now it provided green grass for a pleasant place to rest and unobstructed views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. Machu Picchu mountain stood to the west and was easily identifiable from the Quechua flag (rainbow colours) flying from its ...

BEINHART: 4300 Hoehenmeter bis zum Nabel der Welt, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

BEINHART: 4300 Hoehenmeter bis zum Nabel der Welt

A travel blog entry by michu_on_bici

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... voruebergehend in einem Hostal unter und betrat den "Expeditionszug" nach Aguas Calientes - dem Ausgangsort fuer Machu Picchu. Wohl jeder Peru-Tourist kommt hier vorbei oder naechtigt in einem der unzaehligen Hotels - dementsprechend touristisch und ...

Auf den Spuren der Inkas - Machupicchu..., Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Auf den Spuren der Inkas - Machupicchu...

A travel blog entry by summiteer02

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... vertragen, angebaut und auf den höher gelegenen Terrassen der Rest, vorwiegend aber Kartoffeln, von denen es alleine in Peru 3400 verschiedene Sorten gibt. Nach einem Buffetlunch in einem der zahlreichen Restaurants (hier werden die "Touris" richtig ...

Machu Picchu - crowds, rain, fog and then beauty., Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Machu Picchu - crowds, rain, fog and then beauty.

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... finally revealing itself in all it’s full glory by mid-afternoon. To be honest the buildings themselves at Machu Picchu are slightly underwhelming (there’s better stonework elsewhere) although I enjoyed the shadow stones that mimic the hills ...

DE-lux, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

DE-lux

A travel blog entry by doovy

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... as the moist air coming from the Amazon basin valleys becomes more predominant. The final stretch of the trail drops down to Machu Picchu (2,400 m) through cloud forest which is as close to jungle as I've ever been. And the steepness of the terrain is ...

Highlight of Peru, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Highlight of Peru

A travel blog entry by yetisherpa

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... this wonderful place. We spent 7 hours here and hiked up to the top of the main mountain in the center of the pictures (huayna picchu). It was the steepest, and at times scariest trail we've ever been on. I'll upload some more pics from here soon. We fly ...

The amazing ruins of Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The amazing ruins of Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by bennyandnat

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... early via the very expensive bus up. Spent three days up in Machu Picchu, hiking around to the different ruins and also climbed Montana Machu Picchu. Thought this was going to be a short hike, but ended up being a steep climb with lots of stone steps to ...

The big Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

The big Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu

A travel blog entry by andrewreed

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... 00am! I had to be up really early as they allow only 400 people to climb Huayno Picchu, the peak in the background of the famous Machu Picchu shots. so I caught the bus half asleep in the dark. I managed to get a ticket up the mountain, I was number 334, ...

Down to Machu Picchu by train (at 8,000 ft.), Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Down to Machu Picchu by train (at 8,000 ft.)

A travel blog entry by robinsandiego

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Day 2 of the Machu Picchu trek, Machu Picchu, Peru travel blog

Day 2 of the Machu Picchu trek

A travel blog entry by oltona

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... didn't conquer became enemies.  Since this site is close to Machu Picchu and there is only one route / entrance, the Incas protected Machu Picchu from Sayaqmarka.  After as few snaps, I headed (first of course - ha, it's getting a bit boring now ...

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