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Machu Picchu Inca city Backpackersteve
Machu Picchu Inca city Backpackersteve

A walk around Machu Picchu in Peru (Videoblog 037)

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The city of the Incas is the main attraction of Peru and moreover the most visited site on the continent. I take you on a walk around Machu Picchu in Peru and tell you a bit about the history.

the video: A walk around Machu Picchu in Peru

No, I don’t walked the Inca trail or the alternative Salcantay trail to get there. Instead of this I hiked the Choquequirao trail before going by train to Aguas Calientes. After a short night I got up early and hiked all the way up to be one of the first at the entry.

Everything worked out fine and I had a lot of time to walk around and enjoy the site as much as possible. The buildings and constructions are really impressive and the location the Incas chose to build this city is breathtaking. Today a lot of tourists make their way up there all year round – for a good reason!

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Disclosure:
My accommodation in Cusco was supported by Hostelbookers.com – together with Traveldudes they help me to show you South America on my #HolaGringo trip. Because I was shooting footage for a marketing video the tour was provided by Machete Tours.
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