Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail Travel Guide
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The world did not become aware of Machu Picchu's existence until 1911, when Yale university historian Hiram Bingham (1875-1956) announced that he had "discovered" the site. "Rediscovered" is a more accurate term; area residents knew of Machu Picchu's existence all along. This "lost city of the Inca" was missed by the ravaging conquistadors and survived untouched until the beginning of the 20th century.
There is only one hotel at Machu Picchu itself and that is the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge. It will cost you to stay... read more
The town of Aguas Calientes near Machu Picchu has numerous restaurants, each offering its own take on traveler-tested and... read more
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