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Machu Picchu

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The great place of Machu Picchu - Peru.

  • Rohmat over 1 year ago
    Keindahan alam yang tiada duanya, semoga anak cucu masih dapat menikmatinya.
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    Panorama's in de omgeving van Peru

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    A: Small enclosure at Machu Picchu

    door Joe Griffin, 10 hier vandaan

    I'm not sure what it was used for, but this was a cool little enclosure with nice masonry and well ca...

    Small enclosure at Machu Picchu

    B: Machu Picchu - The Lost City of the Incas

    door Sidnei José Romano, 50 hier vandaan

    Machu Picchu, which in the Quechua language means "old montain" is also called "Lost City of the Inca...

    Machu Picchu - The Lost City of the Incas

    C: Machu Picchu Terraces

    door Joe Griffin, 50 hier vandaan

    I like this view of Machu Picchu.  I took it near the bottom of the cleared area close to where the h...

    Machu Picchu Terraces

    D: The Royal Residence 2

    door Arroz Marisco, 70 hier vandaan

    Just another view from the Royal Residence near its entrance from the Central Plaza.

    The Royal Residence 2

    E: The Royal Residence 1

    door Arroz Marisco, 90 hier vandaan

    I was just wandering and ended up here at the Royal Residential Complex - the stonewalls here are par...

    The Royal Residence 1

    F: Machu Picchu

    door Willy Kaemena, 90 hier vandaan

    Wikipedia : " Machu Picchu (Quechua: Machu Pikchu) – "Old Mountain", pronounced [ˈmɑtʃu ˈpixtʃu]) – i...

    Machu Picchu

    G: Machu Picchu,

    door Martin Banks, 90 hier vandaan

    Machu Picchu, the awesome ancient Incan city virtually unknown to the world until Bingham chanced on ...

    Machu Picchu,

    H: The Royal Residence 3

    door Arroz Marisco, 90 hier vandaan

    Just another view from the Royal Residence along the corridor - the Caretaker Hut greets the resident...

    The Royal Residence 3

    I: Machu Picchu, Peru/ 03.2012

    door NilsW, 90 hier vandaan

    Machu Picchu March 2012

    Machu Picchu, Peru/ 03.2012

    J: Machu Picchu

    door Ivan Schuler Pascasio, 100 hier vandaan

    Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu

    Dit panorama is genomen in Peru, South America

    Dit is een overzicht van South America

    South America makes up the southern half of the Americas and a large part of Latin America. It's home to the world's longest mountain range, biggest waterfall and largest river -- even these mammoths pale in comparison to the stunning variety of life forms thriving in the rainforest.

    To the northwest, off the coast of Ecuador, lie the Galapagos Islands, which are unique for hosting species not found anywhere else on earth. These were the subject of study for Charles Darwin in his theory of evolution, which he himself said will require proof in every single case.

    The main languages in South America are Spanish and Portugese, which basically tells you which European countries colonized the place. The South American wars of independence took place over two decades in the early 19th century, led by Simon Bolivar of Venezuela and Jose san Martin of Argentina.

    Following liberation from Portugal and Spain, South America took off into its own development, capitalizing on the rich deposits of oil, gold, copper, silver and tango musicians.

    Brazil is the largest country in South America and home to one of the world's best parties, Carnaval. Have you heard of samba music? How about bossa nova? Maybe dancing for three days straight?

    I can't say enough good things about South America. All the world's continents have amazing secrets and treasures laying in wait for your discovery, but in South America... just have a look at our pictures while you're waiting for online confirmation of your plane tickets to hit your inbox.

    Text by Steve Smith.

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