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After 4 days and 3 nights, we were finally here....Machu Picchu!

January 9th 2012
HOLA….HOLA…WHOOO!!!!! This is what we awoke to at 3.30am whilst the tent was battered with rain. It was the day we had been looking forward to for so long, and yet, we were more than reluctant to get up in the freezing pouring rain, in the pitch black. Finally, we were up, had some breakfast and were queuing outside the checkpoint for the start of the final 6km to the Sungate and eventually ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu

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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