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24 july 1911: H. Bingham discovers Machu Picchu

24 july 1911 – Hiram Bingham re-discovers Machu Picchu, “the Lost City of the Incas”.

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel situated in the middle of a tropical mountain forest on the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes, in the Cusco Region. 162 more words

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Machu Picchu!!

This has been high on my list for many years, and I was finally able to tick it off. Turning the corner after at short walk from the bus stop, was nothing less than a surreal experience. 335 more words


How to do Choquequirao hike

Dear hiking friends,
the last week I was able to finally fulfill a long maintained dream of mine: Hike to Choquequirao! It was an amazing experience and I am grateful for being able to accomplish it. 1,337 more words


Retour sur la rando de la semaine: Choquequirao


Choquequirao, aussi appelé la grande sœur du Machu Picchu, est une cité inca datant du XVe siècle, ouverte au public depuis une quarantaine d’années. Le complexe entier s’étale sur 1 800 hectares, dont seuls 30 à 40 % ont été fouillés à ce jour. 960 more words



It’s been quite a long time since I’ve last posted!  I wish I could say that there’s no wifi where I’ve been living in Peru, but I spend my days in a cafe to work, and though FaceTime is touchy, the connection certainly works. 511 more words



It just hit me literally for not having blogged anything related to my South America backpacking trip which I did it almost exactly a year and a half ago! 735 more words

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