Llama Of Machu Picchu
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Llama Of Machu Picchu

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A: Machu Picchu Terraces

Por Joe Griffin, 90 metros de distância

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

B: Small enclosure at Machu Picchu

Por Joe Griffin, 100 metros de distância

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

C: Machu Picchu

Por Julius Sunpanoramas.com, 110 metros de distância

Pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 metres (8,000 ft) above sea level.[1] It is situated on a mount...

Machu Picchu

D: Machu Picchu

Por Rolf Ris, 120 metros de distância

The great place of Machu Picchu - Peru.

Machu Picchu

E: The Glowing Sky before Dawn over Machu Picchu

Por Arroz Marisco, 120 metros de distância

There were people who had laid claims to various vantage points along the southern terrace of Machu P...

The Glowing Sky before Dawn over Machu Picchu

F: Machu Picchu before Sunset

Por Arroz Marisco, 120 metros de distância

The day gradually drew to a close with the sun about to cast a long shadow of Huayna Picchu over the ...

Machu Picchu before Sunset

G: First Rays of Dawn over the Ancient Citadel of Machu Picchu

Por Arroz Marisco, 130 metros de distância

Perched on a precipitous mountain ridge at 2,430m above Urubamba Valley, overlooking the fast flowing...

First Rays of Dawn over the Ancient Citadel of Machu Picchu

H: The Royal Residence 3

Por Arroz Marisco, 140 metros de distância

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

The Royal Residence 3

I: The Royal Residence 2

Por Arroz Marisco, 140 metros de distância

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

The Royal Residence 2

J: The Royal Residence 1

Por Arroz Marisco, 150 metros de distância

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

The Royal Residence 1

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em Peru, South America

Esta é uma visão geral de 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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