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Huayna Picchu, Wayna Picchu

Published 8 months ago by Michael Maniezzo

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This is a view from the hike up to the top of Huayna Picchu, Wayna Picchu.  It is about half way up and you can see the mountains and winding river at the base of Machu Picchu  

Sunrise over the Lost Kingdom of the People of the Clouds - Kuelap

Published about 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Atop a cliff face overlooking the Utcubamba Valley below, the forgotten fortress of Kuelap occup<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/sunrise-over-the-lost-kingdom-of-the-people-of-the-clouds-kuelap-peru">...(more)</a>

Machu Picchu before Sunset

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The day gradually drew to a close with the sun about to cast a long shadow of Huayna Picchu over the citadel. The guards were going to urge visitors to head to the exit soon.

The Royal Residence 3

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just another view from the Royal Residence along the corridor - the Caretaker Hut greets the residents to remind them that death is only a stone's throw away everyday.

The Royal Residence 2

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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

The Royal Residence 1

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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

Temple Complex from Central Plaza

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The place swarmed now with tourists became more like a busy theme park on a Sunday morning and walking against the stream of to<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/temple-complex-from-central-plaza-peru">...(more)</a>

Overlooking the Inca Drawbridge

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The Inca Drawbridge is in actual fact a plank of wood that plugs the gap on this abandoned walkway that the Incans had etched out<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/overlooking-the-inca-drawbridge-peru">...(more)</a>

The Glowing Sky before Dawn over Machu Picchu

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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There were people who had laid claims to various vantage points along the southern terrace of Machu Picchu for a cl<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-glowing-sky-before-dawn-over-machu-picchu-peru">...(more)</a>

Along the Railway Track to Machu Picchu 3

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Here Rio Urubamba is about to take another 90° turn and the tourist trap of Aguas Calientes is only about an hour's walk away from here.

Along the Railway Track to Machu Picchu 2

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Right above me is Huayna Picchu, the steep peak that rises behind Machu Picchu on most postcard view of the ancient site. I climbed it some years ago when it could be done freely but now one has to pre-book to do it.

Along The Railway Track To Machu Picchu 1

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Right above me at 2,430m a.s.l. is the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu that sits at the saddle betweem Cerro Machu Picc<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/along-the-railway-track-to-machu-picchu-1-peru">...(more)</a>

Along Rio Urubamba to Machu Picchu 3

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Just before "Hydroelectrica", the last station on the Machu Picchu rail line Rio Urubamba begins an almost 90° degree turn, <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/along-rio-urubamba-to-machu-picchu-3-peru">...(more)</a>

Along Rio Urubamba to Machu Picchu 2

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The landscape continues to intrigue as it looks more and more familiar like a dejavu until one realizes suddenly that the va<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/along-rio-urubamba-to-machu-picchu-2-peru">...(more)</a>

Along Rio Urubamba to Machu Picchu 1

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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An ongoing hydroelectric project to harness the power of Rio Urubamba, a major headwater of the mighty Amazon has changed th<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/along-rio-urubamba-to-machu-picchu-1-peru">...(more)</a>

Along Rio Santa Teresa to Machu Picchu 5

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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Half way down the valley Rio Santa Teresa is met by one of its major tributary that brings tons of rocks and boulders to<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/along-rio-santa-teresa-to-machu-picchu-5-peru">...(more)</a>

Along Rio Santa Teresa to Machu Picchu 4

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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This footbridge looks rickety but is in actual fact very secure and I had quite a bit of fun crossing it to the other side of the fast-flowing Rio Santa Teresa.

Along Rio Santa Teresa to Machu Picchu 3

Published over 1 year ago by Arroz Marisco

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The valley is teeming with wild strawberries and I remember one such spot where the pickings are particularly easy - don<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/along-rio-santa-teresa-to-machu-picchu-3-peru">...(more)</a>