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Cosmopolitan Inca capital, Cuzco (also Cusco, or Qosq’o in Quechua) today thrives with a measure of contradiction. Ornate cathedrals squat over Inca temples, massage hawkers ply the narro...
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...s icon has been seared into our collective consciousness, though nothing can diminish the thrill of being there. If you have the time and the interest, hiking to Machu Picchu via the scenic Inca Trail, as its ancient inhabitants once did, offers a full-immersion experience. But no pilgrimage is without its challenges. All visitors must pass through the gateway to Machu Picchu, Aguas Calie...
For many visitors to Peru and even South America, a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu is the long-anticipated highpoint of their trip. In a spectacular location, it’s the best-known ...
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