Photo Friday: An Ancient Guard House

Photo Friday — By Nicole Lerner on January 16, 2009 at 10:59 am

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 World Heritage Site and recently declared New Wonder of the World is visited by several thousand tourists each year.

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Tags: Cusco, Inca, Machu Picchu, Peru, travel photo, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Urumbamba Valley


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