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Machu Picchu

Inca site located 2,400 meters (7,875 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Cuzco.
A word that begins with P which isn´t Peru. Was how i felt.

December 16th 2008
(See end of Ecuador first) I arrived in North Peru from Ecuador and had an awful border crossing to be honest I think it was my worst experience since my travels started. I am not a mug and yet there was no other way once you get to the border to get across so I was very pissed off. I then tried to get a bus in Tumbes and all the night buses to Lima had gone already so I had to get a bus f ... read more
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Peruvian Flag 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
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