Peru - Facing the Mountains from Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu faces the mountains across a deep valley. Food was probably grown in the valley and on the opposite slopes. The vistas are impressive and beautiful.

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(click to enlarge) Large stones were carved to mimic the shape of the mountains in the background.

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(click to enlarge) I like the way the clouds follow the shape of the mountains.

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(click to enlarge) For once, a vista without stones!

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