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Machu Picchu: Planning a trip?

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Getting There If you were hoping to soar over the Andes to Machu Picchu in a helicopter, you’re out of luck: All flights have been suspended indefinitely, due to very real environmental concerns. By Train — The 112km (70-mile) train from Cusco to Machu Picchu …

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Machu Picchu

January 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

120km (75 miles) NW of Cusco The stunning site of Machu Picchu, the fabled “lost city of the Incas,” is South America’s greatest attraction, one that draws ever-increasing numbers of visitors from across the globe. The Incas hid Machu Picchu so high in the clouds …