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Baby llama face!  

Baby llama face!

Machu Picchu

March 7th 2009
First thing in the morning, Renato (our guide from the trek) collected us from our hotel and hustled us to the bus station a block away. We queued with a huge number of people, got the eighth bus of the day despite being so early, and then queued outside the gate to Machu Picchu. Why the rush? Although several thousand people will visit the site, only 400 can climb Wayna Picchu, the mountain pe ... 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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