Sacsayhuaman: Amazing Inca Construction

For a long time, Peru’s tourism has been centered and limited in two words: Machu Picchu. If you think that coming to Peru is visiting one place and that is all, you are making a big mistake and losing incredible experiences near this Peruvian world wonder. Let me show you that you could make an enigmatic and unforgettable trip, learning about the extensive and wonderful Inca culture. Sacsayhuaman is one of the most amazing Inca constructions, it was built with huge carved rocks, together with absolute precision, this work lasted 70 years and over 20,000 men worked building it. Their stone walls amazed Spanish conquistadors who were newly arrived and they named “Fortress”- according to their conception of cities and military buildings of this times- 16th century. When...
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Machu Picchu

If you’re exhausted with the daily grind of work, school, or anything in between, an escape to nature will help you refresh and recharge. Peru certainly has a lot of natural tourist attractions where you can get lost and enjoy a carefree journey. Machu Pichu is the word’s most famous man-made wonder, and certainly the most treasured sites in Peru. It is evidence of the urban Inca Empire at the peak of its power and achievement—a citadel of cut stone fit together without mortar so tightly that its cracks still can’t be penetrated by a knife blade. Tucked away in the rocky countryside northwest of Cuzco, Peru, Machu Picchu is believed to have been a royal estate or sacred religious site for Inca leaders, whose civilization was virtually wiped out by spanish invaders in the 16th...
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Machu Picchu Traveling Tips – Altitude Sickness

Peru is one of the most popular vacation destinations. Its historical sites and beautiful scenery give tourists the chance to escape from the mundane and jump into an adventure. As beautiful as Peru is, there is one particular danger that tourists should be aware of while planning their Peruvian adventures. It is Altitude Sickness. Altitude Sickness is an illness that occurs when the body is faced with a rapid change in altitude. So, as you are climbing the mountains, your body is trying to adjust to the decreasing oxygen levels. The higher you go, the less air your body is actually getting. Symptoms include severe headache, loss of appetite, upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, and body weakness.  However there are steps that can be taken in order to make sure your entire mountain climb...
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