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Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Photo 8

Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley

April 9th 2011
After 16 months in South America without seeing any family(besides Tracy of course), it was very nice to see some familiar faces when my Mom came to visit us with her best friend Janet. We did some more exploring around Cuzco for the first couple days, going to museums, ruins, and some very nice restaurants(also something we haven’t seen in 16 months). Apparently my Mom and Monica had conspired ... 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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