Machu Picchu is absolutely one of the place must visit in my life, finally accomplished the mission! What is your bucket list?
Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, built in the 15th century and later abandoned.
Machu Picchu, Peru, the "mirror of the sky" in the clouds
"The Lost City" of the Inca Empire, located on the steep and narrow ridge between the oldest peak of the Andes and the youth peaks 2400 meters above sea level. In Incan, Machu Picchu represents the "old mountain."
Machu Picchu was 120 kilometers from the then capital of Cuzco. Centuries ago, connecting Machu Picchu and Cusco, there was only a narrow Inca Trail between the mountains. Nowadays, when tourists arrive here by train, they will feel a strong shock Machu Picchu in front of them seems to be able to slide down the narrow ridge from the abyss at any time, and it is on this steep, uninhabited ridge. The Incas built their own city.
Machu Picchu has more than 170 buildings, 6 terraces, thousands of steps, several temples and 16 fountains. It was a miracle. It was declared a Peruvian historical reserve in 1981, 1983 Listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO.
[Several ways to enter Machu Picchu]
1 on foot, walking from Cusco into Machu Picchu, about 5 days and 6 nights, hiking around Machu Picchu , riding, starting from the Cusco newspaper group;
2 with the group, from Cusco to the group directly to Machu Picchu, all the way with a tour guide;
3 carpool + hiking + Mountaineering, from Cusco carpool to Machu Picchu train entrance (6 hours away) to the small train entrance, walk 3 hours to the hot water town, 45 minutes from the hot water town to Machu Picchu;
/ Hh/ 4 small train, riding a small train is the choice of most travelers.
Traveling in Peru - the innocence behind the bright and colorful colors, the biggest feeling of traveling in Peru is mainly visual and spiritual. Visually, in any corner, you can see colorful colors in the eye. In the mind, whenever you see the clean smile on the faces of local residents, your heart will become like you are infected. Have to be as carefree as they are.
I hope this beautiful land (Taoyuan) will never be polluted, and I hope that the children here will always grow happy.