Machu Picchu & Aguas Calientes, Peru

This just in:  Machu Picchu is amazing.

Right.  So, I’m not going to presume that I can provide some insight to this incredible place that hasn’t already been documented in countless ways.  I’ll settle for sharing a little of our experience in visiting Machu Picchu and some of the photos we captured.  Again, you can easily find perhaps higher quality photos but these pictures represent what we saw and the way we saw it.

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Tickets for Machu Picchu

One of our primary objectives for this trip is to visit Machu Picchu.  Due to our bad timing, we will be passing through southern Peru in mid June.  This will be during the peak season for visitors to Machu Picchu due to it being a traditional family vacation period for North Americans and Europeans.  That being the case we thought it would be a good idea to purchase our tickets in advance.

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