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The ancient Inka castle on the mountain near Aguas Calientes, Cusco, Peru

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 31st of August, 2009
If you are at Cuzco, you should definietly visit Machu Picchu, the ancient Inka fort on top of the mountain. A huge part of the houses are preserved. And also the nature is worth a visit. There is an railroad till Aguas Calientes, a small village at the foot of the mountain. If you walk up to the fort, be aware that it is a long way up.

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Tomasa Titto Condemayta, Cusco, Peru

 
 
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zlori wrote on Oct 29, 2009 8:46:
Hey Axel,

You misspelled the title and it should be the ancient inca castle:P I think in English you write 'Inca'. :) Inka is in German and Hungarian.Reply
 
 
 
 
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