2007-05-5 Machu Picchu, Peru

  • Machu Picchu from Intipunku
    Machu Picchu from Intipunku
    The switchback road is for tourist buses to and from Aquas Calientes in the Urubamba River valley below.
    Inca Trail, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Machu Picchu from Intipunku
    Machu Picchu from Intipunku
    Zoomed in photo.
    Inca Trail, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Huayna Picchu from Intipunku
    Huayna Picchu from Intipunku
    Zoomed in on the ruins on this mountain peak.
    Inca Trail, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • LJax & Debbie
    LJax & Debbie
    The obligatory photo at the Sun's Gateway at the conclusion of the 4 day hike.
    Intipunku, Inca Trail, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Intipunku - Sun's Gateway
    Intipunku - Sun's Gateway
    Lingering at the top until the crowds below thin out.
    Inca Trail, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Our Luggage to Sanctuary Lodge
    Our Luggage to Sanctuary Lodge
    We stayed at the very nice lodge adjacent to Machu Picchu, while others took the bus to down to Aquas Calientes for their hotel.
    Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Machu Picchu from Intipunku
    Machu Picchu from Intipunku
    Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Intipunku - Sun's Gateway
    Intipunku - Sun's Gateway
    Getting ready to head down to Machu Picchu.
    Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Wall Vegetation
    Wall Vegetation
    Mostly bromeliads.
    Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Unknown Flower
    Unknown Flower
    Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • 'Winay Wayna' (Orchid)
    'Winay Wayna' (Orchid)
    Epidendrum secundum
    Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
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    Larry Jackson
  • Fuchsia
    Fuchsia
    Fuchsia boliviana
    Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru, May 25, 2007
    2007-05-25#0271
    Larry Jackson