We did the Inca Trail! November 13th 2007 Check out the pictures - a picture does after all speak a thousand words. The Inca Trail is 49 KM of steep up and down trekking taking 4 days to reach Machu Picchu - the Inca's "Lost City". We got up very early (5am) and went to bed shockingly early (9pm), filling the hours inbetween with walking, drinking coca tea and taking photos.
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South America » Peru » Cusco » Inca Trail Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more