Lost City of the Incas Hiram Bingham
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
This is going to be a short, but hopefully deliciously sweet post. The moment hits you when you walk past the old watch-house, over the hill to stand and behold the lost city of the Incas – Machu Picchu. After four days of Salkantay trek and one day rest in Aquas Caliente, we reached magical located Lost City of the Incas. The mystic atmosphere of that early, foggy morning treated everybody to enjoy the silence. We just returned to Cusco after a 4 day, 3 night trek from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Called the Inca Jungle Trek, we went with a great guide company, Lorenzo Expeditions. The Bravo team has discovered it!!! Chile found the lost city of the Incas. The Lost City of the Incas as it is often called is probably the greatest testimony to the brilliance of the Inca civilization and is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a look at the photos and impressions we gathered during our one day visit to one of the worlds seven wonders, Machu Picchu! I have been reading Charles Mann's books 1491 and 1493 and with all that I have learned about the amazing peoples of the Americas, I would love to visit “The Lost City of the Incas” for myself. Later the weather cleared up and it was possible to have an incredible view of the Lost City of the Incas. Spectacular views, rich regional history, the lingering mystery around the “lost” city of the Incas*, who could resist a visit to Machu Picchu? Machu Picchu needs little introduction; the lost city of the incas – built in 1450 yet abandoned in 1572 when the Spanish were hot on the inca's tails. Tips for Surviving the Inca Trail.