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4 day trek to Machu Picchu Day 3 516

4 day trek to Machu Picchu Day 3

May 25th 2011
So day 3 dawned after a cold cold night. Jimmy woke us up with a steaming cup of coffee in hand (for me) and a cup of hot chocolate (for Xavier)...can't think of a better way to wake me up! This, followed up with pancakes with caramel sauce for breakfast. Yum! From our Pocomayo site, we hit the trail at 7am as usual, headed for the ruins of Runcurukay, where we get a little cultural talk on th ... 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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