Peru 2005

 

Days 4-8: The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu
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Landing in Cuzco, it became immediately clear that we were on a different plane -- literally. The city sits at about 11,000 feet. I could feel myself breathing more deeply to get the oxygen I needed. It was an odd feeling to be in a city at that altitude; it's hard to believe that so many people lead their ordinary lives here every day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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