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Machu Picchu a Photo Story

Plaza in the heart if Cusco, the city at the base of Machu Picchu
Plaza in the heart if Cusco, the city at the base of Machu Picchu
The famous twelve-angled stone. Each stone is hand shaped to lock perfectly with one another and make this wall
The famous twelve-angled stone. Each stone is hand shaped to lock perfectly with one another and make this wall
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As a continuation of last month's found photos, I thought I would share some of my favorite Machu Picchu pics. The fact that I got to visit this world heritage sight was a great fortune. When I arrived in Peru in January 2010, the mountain regions were experiencing significant precipitation and thus flooding and landslides. So much so that Machu Picchu was closed to tourists... that is until early April just a week or so before I was set to return to the States. Immediately I booked a tour and made my way to the city of Cusco.

Ancient ruins
Ancient ruins
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Climbing the verdant mountains
Climbing the verdant mountains
And finally atop Machu Picchu making friends
And finally atop Machu Picchu making friends
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SeeSooMuch_MachuPicchu
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The Sun Temple form above
The Sun Temple form above
And from below
And from below
The ruins were stunning
The ruins were stunning
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And an aerial view of Machu Picchu from taller Wayna Picchu after a long hike
And an aerial view of Machu Picchu from taller Wayna Picchu after a long hike
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