Trip Start Dec 03, 2008
73Trip End Oct 14, 2009
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We got up early and took the 6:30am bus up to the top of Machu Picchu. I could hardly watch outside the bus window as we climbed higher and higher with no guard rails. Once to the top we went in and...were speechless at how beautiful it was. There are few words to describe it. Besides being huge, much bigger than you would imagine, it was empty. We choose a great time to go as it is low season and few people were visiting. We meant our guide and walked around for a few hours listening to how awesome this place really is. It is just amazing how smart and advanced the Inca's were.
Now if you look at any picture of Machu Picchu, you'll see a large mountain in the background
For the next few hours we wondered around the ruins. Like I said before, you don't realize how big MP is. You could spend an entire day wondering around just one section of MP that you don't see in the postcards. It was amazing.
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