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Livingstone in Peru
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Click to enlarge the pic Machu Picchu! Reward after 4 days in the backpack.
Country Peru
City or Region Machu Picchu
Travelling with Carsten
Travel date 30 May 2002
What you've been doing

Another early morning. I had to get up at 3:30 a.m. - in the middle of the night! I jumped straight into the back pack. This hike is so stressful ...

We reached Machu Picchu at 6:30 in the morning and were the first group. It was an incredible feeling to see the town appear after we had crossed the sun gate.

Machu Picchu was discovered in 1911 by the American scientist Hiram Bingham. He was searching for traces of the South American liberator Simon Bolivar near the Urubamba stream when he discovered the abandoned sacred Inka town. The trail was discovered later by following the path from Machu Picchu back to Cuzco.

Added : 03 Jun 2002, 00:50:33 (UK time)
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