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Majestic Machu Picchu

One of my travel dreams finally came true during my visit to the grand Machu Picchu!

Keepers of Machu Picchu

The llamas are all around Machu Picchu and maybe its keepers?


The ruins of Machu Picchu

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:picturesque scenery, grand man-made structure, natural beauty that surrounds it
  • Cons:can be touristy
  • Last visit to Machu Picchu: Sep 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Mar 7, 2013 at 4:40 PM

    Had a wonderful wonderful time getting here via other amazing Inca sites ust a few months ago in November-December - lovely to see your pics and be reminded!

    • risse73's Profile Photo
      Jun 3, 2013 at 9:40 PM

      It is wonderful to hear you went last year. I miss Peru, and yes, the pictures are great reminders of wonderful times in special places. Thanks for dropping by!

    • angiebabe's Profile Photo
      Jun 4, 2013 at 5:22 PM

      I loved Peru! would love to go back and see more....but Bolivia to me was just totally jaw dropping!

  • heydelin's Profile Photo
    Feb 19, 2013 at 8:52 PM

    I wish one day I can visit this wonderful place... and wish I can bring home two baby Llamas haha

    • risse73's Profile Photo
      Feb 21, 2013 at 1:32 PM

      You will get there one of these days, you watch! Yes, those llamas are too cute. :)

  • Odinnthor's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2011 at 11:26 PM

    Good to know about the Entrance fees, - waiting for the Under Construction........d:o) Cheers, Erik

  • KiKitC's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2010 at 1:12 PM

    Fabolous tips for those planning to go. What a waiting list! Happy birthday from New Jersey!

  • Dec 14, 2009 at 11:20 PM

    thanks once again for the tips!

  • VZ-Pam's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2009 at 4:27 PM

    I had read other travel blogs who got messed up by not finding Entrance tickets to the Machu Picchu ....GOOD TIP !

  • joiwatani's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2009 at 4:14 PM

    Great tip!

  • SteveOSF's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2008 at 11:47 PM

    Machu Picchu looks spectacular. Beautiful pictures. Great information on the limits.

  • DAO's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2008 at 3:36 PM

    Good info on tickets in advance!

  • viliaco's Profile Photo
    May 10, 2008 at 2:39 PM

    Thank you,amazing and beautiful, it is my travel dream too.


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