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Snapshots

  1. ?

    Snapshot Title: ?
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    ?



  2. ?

    Snapshot Title: ?
    Taken by: BusterBrown

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    ?



  3. Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Bridge
    Taken by: Keith Rodgerson

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

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  4. Retaining wall?

    Snapshot Title: Retaining wall?
    Taken by: leonmadelyn

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    Follow roadway to left to find hikers.



  5. Returning from Inca Bridge hike?

    Snapshot Title: Returning from Inca Bridge hike?
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    they're coming from the right direction.



  6. packs left behind

    Snapshot Title: packs left behind
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    while their owners climb the peak.



  7. simple thatched shelter

    Snapshot Title: simple thatched shelter
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

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  8. Embedded boulders

    Snapshot Title: Embedded boulders
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    in a staircase



  9. machupichu

    Snapshot Title: machupichu
    Taken by: bashu kundu

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    machupichu



  10. What's this?

    Snapshot Title: What's this?
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    I've read there's a banana plantation somewhere relatively near Machu Picchu. Could this be it?



  11. Tomb of a woman and a dog

    Snapshot Title: Tomb of a woman and a dog
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    was found at this site by Hiram Bingham (if I'm remembering correctly.



  12. Railway bridge

    Snapshot Title: Railway bridge
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    zoom far in to see the tracks



  13. Urubamba River

    Snapshot Title: Urubamba River
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    several thousand feet below



  14. More terraces

    Snapshot Title: More terraces
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    I've no idea how far down these are.



  15. Work in progress

    Snapshot Title: Work in progress
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    Local workmen are rebuilding a roof on one of the buildings. When I walked by, I noticed they were using thin tough vines to attach the horizontal poles to the rafters.



  16. Image artifact?

    Snapshot Title: Image artifact?
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    What appears to be two roads here should just be one.



  17. Image artifact or incomplete upload?

    Snapshot Title: Image artifact or incomplete upload?
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    I'm not sure which is responsible for the blurring on the left side of the photo.



  18. Llama!

    Snapshot Title: Llama!
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    There's a flock of 10 or so on the site. I'd guess they're the ones keeping the grass under control.



  19. Intihuatana

    Snapshot Title: Intihuatana
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    used for solar observations



  20. The Temple of the Sun

    Snapshot Title: The Temple of the Sun
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    At the top of the Temple of the Sun is the Intihuatana or "sun-tier" that was used to make astronomical observations.



  21. The trip from the valley

    Snapshot Title: The trip from the valley
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    Most tourists arrive at Machu Picchu by bus. Buses ascend to the site via a series of switchbacks, driven by some of the most skilled bus drivers anywhere. And yes, there is usually room for two bus...



  22. Intipunku - The Sun Gate

    Snapshot Title: Intipunku - The Sun Gate
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    The most famous Inka trail descends to Machu Picchu from this point. Contrary to a common misconception, the sun does not ever rise at this location. It's the Temple of the Sun that's used as a sola...



  23. Wayna Picchu trail gatehouse

    Snapshot Title: Wayna Picchu trail gatehouse
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    People are signing in for the hike up Wayna Picchu.



  24. Machu Picchu - a closer view

    Snapshot Title: Machu Picchu - a closer view
    Taken by: Bruce Perry

    Image: Machu Picchu from Wayna Picchu
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    Here's a closer view of Machu Picchu.