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Hard Days, Soft Nights in Peru

Hard Days, Soft Nights in Peru October 6, 2012 | Featured | Read More
We were in a remote valley in the Cordillera Vilcabamba, with no other people in sight. The sun’s last rays were lighting up the fluted snow-covered ridges of Salkantay in a soft pink, creating a stunning alpenglow effect on the highest peak in the range. Where exactly were we? High on a mountain ledge,...

No April Fools: Machu Picchu to Reopen April 1st

No April Fools: Machu Picchu to Reopen April 1st March 12, 2010 | Peru, Travel News | Read More
After nearly two months of closure following a freak flood that left tourists stranded near the ancient Incan citadel, Machu Picchu will reopen to the public on April 1. Thousands of tourists got more than they bargained for when railway tracks and roads were washed away in heavy rains that caused the...

Room with a View: Machu Picchu, Peru

Room with a View: Machu Picchu, Peru January 8, 2010 | Photo Friday | Read More
The view from the Sumaq Hotel near Machu Pichu, Peru. [Photo: Marktafoya2002] See your photo here! Share your photos with us by adding them to our Room with a View Flickr Group. We’ll select the best photos and feature them in our weekly Photo Friday post and in future newsletters.

Photo Friday: An Ancient Guard House

Photo Friday: An Ancient Guard House January 16, 2009 | Photo Friday | Read More
In what NileGuide destination was this photo taken? UPDATE 1/19: The photo was taken at the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. About four hours Northwest of Cusco, Machu Picchu is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley. Rediscovered by American historian Hiram Bingham in 1911, the UNESCO...
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