Peru - First Glimpses of Machu Picchu

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(click to enlarge) My first view of Machu Picchu, looking down from Intipunku, the Gateway of the Sun, after nine tough hours on the Inca Trail.

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(click to enlarge) The shining ribbon is the Hiram Bingham Highway, the road named after the "scientific discoverer" of Machu Picchu. It leads to the site from Aguas Calientes (formally Machupicchu Pueblo), the town below.

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