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Something Hidden The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7RoI_PskKo ^ | Jan 28, 2015 | Jon Jordan

Posted on 03/20/2019 11:18:01 PM PDT by Osage Orange

Pretty great video....


TOPICS: Education; History
KEYWORDS: howwasthiscreated; inca; machupicchu

1 posted on 03/20/2019 11:18:01 PM PDT by Osage Orange
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Jon and Elliot travel the Inca Trail to the abandoned Inca city of Machu Picchu. Something Hidden -- The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu | Jon Jordan | Published on Jan 28, 2015

Something Hidden -- The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu | Jon Jordan | Published on Jan 28, 2015

2 posted on 03/20/2019 11:26:26 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (this tagline space is now available)
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To: Osage Orange

When I went to Machu Picchu I was worried about there being too many tourists on the ruins. But by waiting till late afternoon I was able to photograph the site ever which way without a tourist appearing in any shot.

It takes about 40 minutes to climb Huayna Picchu from Machu Picchu but only a small percentage of visitors make the effort to climb up on the mountain’s trail. The only problem of photography from the Huayna Picchu side is that the mountain adds a lot to the site and only photos from the other side include the big tooth of the mountain.


3 posted on 03/20/2019 11:52:02 PM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a Russian AK-47 and a French bikini.)
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To: Monterrosa-24
Fascinating place and history.......Recently read how it was discovered also fascinatingly.
4 posted on 03/20/2019 11:57:56 PM PDT by caww
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To: SunkenCiv

I am not as tough as I used to be and my spouse has a bad knee so I will go this way.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4opfRVnw4Xo


5 posted on 03/20/2019 11:58:50 PM PDT by kennyboy509 (Ha! I kill me.)
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To: Osage Orange

Excellent video! Thanks so much for posting.


6 posted on 03/21/2019 12:38:29 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: SunkenCiv

Photo says much; at the left is the switchback roadway connecting the nearby town and rail station of Aguas Calientes with Machu Picchu. This is the route tour buses use to access Machu Picchu.
The photo appears to have been made from Huayna Picchu (new mountain) with Machu Picchu (old mountain) and the ruins in the background.
Huayna Picchu is on the route of the Inca Trail, a route used by hikers travelling to Machu Picchu.
In January 2010, a good bit of Aguas Calientes and the railway was heavily damaged by seasonal flooding.


7 posted on 03/21/2019 1:00:49 AM PDT by Huaynero
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To: Monterrosa-24

After watching the link here...worth the ride too!, I watched a couple other videos on the construction periods between the Incas and the Megalithic. Was very interesting. ...and surprised to read Indian Jones was inspired by the guy who discovered it....soooooo...I looked hi M u and surprised how Much he looked like the actor, including the hat.

History is so fascinating!


8 posted on 03/21/2019 2:02:32 AM PDT by caww
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To: Osage Orange

The qhapaq ñan. I have spent hundreds of hours following these using Google Earth. Love to go there someday.


9 posted on 03/21/2019 4:21:00 AM PDT by Openurmind
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To: Osage Orange

It is a really weird trip and you have to bring antibiotics in case you get parasites. Don’t drink the water. Brush your teeth with bottled water and keep your mouth shut in the shower. We in America don’t understand how clean our environment is on a world continuum.


10 posted on 03/21/2019 5:00:34 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Osage Orange

Nice vid. When we were there one of the impressive things was how the bus drivers of those large buses were able to safely navigate that windy dirt road with many switchbacks without hurling us over the cliffs (there were no guardrails). They had to navigate back and forth to make many of the turns...and there were buses coming down as we were going up. The site was unique and quite incredible.


11 posted on 03/21/2019 7:23:25 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: yldstrk

Sometimes it’s simply a matter of different ‘bugs’ in another place (that you go to) that you haven’t been raised with, in your own home region. It can happen the other way around, too.


12 posted on 03/21/2019 9:36:21 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thanks for doing that.....


13 posted on 03/21/2019 11:24:23 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot)
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To: GOP Poet
I enjoyed it...a lot!!

Glad you did also...

14 posted on 03/21/2019 11:26:20 AM PDT by Osage Orange (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot)
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To: Osage Orange

My pleasure. :^)


15 posted on 03/21/2019 12:30:28 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (this tagline space is now available)
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To: hal ogen
I think I'd take the train....

Although the walk/hike looks very fun....

16 posted on 03/21/2019 12:42:47 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot)
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To: Osage Orange

We had a nephew who is in his 30s who took the trail. His comment was that although beautiful, “we thought it was a good idea at the time”.


17 posted on 03/21/2019 2:09:04 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Osage Orange

Thank you, Osage Orange, for this post.

It was very nice to view their walk!

I admit just watching where they were walking gave me chills!


18 posted on 03/21/2019 2:40:07 PM PDT by Notthereyet (NotThereYet)
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To: Osage Orange

That was enjoyable. Thanks for posting.


19 posted on 03/21/2019 4:04:27 PM PDT by sparklite2 (Don't mind me. I'm just a contrarian.)
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To: sparklite2

many thanks for posting. beautiful.


20 posted on 03/22/2019 5:35:28 AM PDT by MAGAthon
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