Machu Picchu

A 4:30 wake up call and we caught a 5:30 bus to Machu Picchu. The road was steep and full of switch backs. When we finally arrived, mist hung low over the mountains and the ruins were invisible.

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The sun peaked over the mountains, a little breeze came up and suddenly the mist cleared. What an incredible way to visit the city for the first time. We wandered for 5 hours in the ruins – our guide for the first 2 hours was excellent, we were then on our own.

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Hopefully the photos will tell some of the story. It is a place difficult to describe adequately – you need to be here.

Tomorrow we go on to Puno and Lake Titicaca