Peru 2005

 

Days 4-8: The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
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After Lima, we flew over the Andes to Cuzco, where we caught a cab for a beautiful trip to Ollantaytambo, an old Incan town in Peru's Sacred Valley. Ollantaytambo retains much of its Incan architecture, and is dominated by an incredible fortress above the town. The fortress was the only such structure in Peru that was not captured by the Spanish in the 16th century. (The Incans eventually abandoned the fort and went deeper into the jungle.)

Traveling to Ollantaytambo:

         

Exploring Ollantaytambo:

         

Don't forget the Machu Picchu photos on page 2!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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