Monday, April 28, 2008

Places of the world - Machu Picchu

Machu picchu trip is one of the trips that never forgets. Those who visit South America should not leave out will machu picchu travel because it is this historical site was the heart of the Inca empire. This site is located in Peru is without doubt one of the major references that were the Inca imperioo that extended from Colombia to Chile. Here are a picture of Machu Picchu so you can appreciate the architectural exhibits, and sharpen your desire for a trip to this fabulous place full of culture.

Between mountains dipped into the Amazon forest and 2,350 meters of altitude, one of the wonders of the world: the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu (magic mountain, in quechua, the language of the Incas). After a long journey by train from Cusco, the ancient capital of the Inca empire, an upping on bus and a walk to the main entrance of the city, which is really you will pay. Built by farmers Incas, Machu Picchu was only discovered in 1911 by an American, Hiram Bingham, who sought the lost Inca city of Vilcabamba. After a cleaning (the city was covered with dense tropical vegetation) and the work of recovery, the visitor presence today a city virtually as it existed for more than five hundred years. Besides the impressive architecture, the terraces used by the Incas in agriculture demonstrate its ability and skill Inca to flourish in harmony with the environment. And this city was a city 'simple' when compared with other major component that had a religious or administrative.


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