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Advice for visiting Inca ruins: Bring along a great guidebook to Ollantaytambo

After two full days at Machu Picchu, we took the train to Ollantaytambo (often called “Ollanta”). We had read advice (somewhere?) to pick up a good guidebook since the information in it was what the guides would tell us anyway. 328 more words


Did A Technologically Advanced Civilization Predate The Ancient Inca?

Source: Ancient-Code.com
August 1, 2016

Is it possible that prior to the rise of the ancient Inca, a technologically advanced civilization existed in modern-day Peru? 765 more words


Some Inca Ruins 

In a round atrium surrounded by the other rooms, the clear blue sky was already making its appearance through the partial glass roof. Despite this it was 4 degrees outside, slightly colder than our average winter day in England. 643 more words

South America

Urubamba, Peru • Stay at Casa Saywa

If you’re going to Machu Picchu, big chances are that you’re staying in Cuzco or Ollantaytambo for the rest of your stay for easy access to Machu Picchu tours. 332 more words