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The Sites of the Sacred Valley, Peru: Sacsahuaman, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay
There is so much to see in Peru’s Sacred Valley, and for our short time there, we opted to visit a few archaeological sites. There were so many to choose from but in the end, we visited Sacsahuaman, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay. So what did we think of them?
This one is by far the most popular as it is right outside the main square of Cusco. If you’re in the central square of the city, you can look up and see a white cross – that’s Sacsahuaman*!
This place has incredible history. It’s a military fortress was built … Continue reading
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Machu Picchu: a Day Trip to a Wonder of the World
Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world and even though Peru has a lot to offer, virtually all travellers flock to this citadel. Even though a lot of people have different feelings about the lost city, I thought it was amazing.
A Short History of Machu Picchu
The city and its history are really misinterpreted. First of all, the city isn’t ancient but was built in the mid-1400s by the Incas and it was actually never even completed or fully lived in. A lot of people imagine something like Pompeii, a city of two thousand years … Continue reading
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