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Machu Picchu, Peru | The controversy around it's 100th anniversary discovery

maandag, maart 28, 2011 · Category World · comments 2

Machu Picchu, Peru | The controversy around it's 100th anniversary discovery

The magic of Machu Picchu, Peru and the Inca Empire has captured the souls of many travellers around the world. The famous Inca site located at 2.430 metres above sea level, often referred to as "The Lost city of the Incas" and brought to the worlds attention by American Historian Hiram Bingham, hs been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and voted as one of the 7 New World wonders in 2007

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The Inca trial to Machu Picchu, Peru

maandag, maart 28, 2011 · Category World · comments 1

The Inca trial to Machu Picchu, Peru

Although we cannot compare modern times to the Inca times, when studying the Inca culture one will be amazed by the high level of sophistication and integration of nature into their lives. In Inca times legs where the only means of transportation. The Inca trial is based on the believe of respecting the different shapes of the terrain and ecological characteristic. The Inca's adapted the contructions to nature in stead of adapting nature to the Inca trial, what we humans are basically always doing. We change the nature to suit our needs. The Inca's had an opposite view.

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Machu Picchu, Peru | The return of the first set of Machu Picchu artifacts on Peruvian soil

woensdag, maart 30, 2011 · Category History · comments 0

Machu Picchu, Peru | The return of the first set of Machu Picchu artifacts on Peruvian soil

Wednesday, 30 of March 2011 can be written into history books as the first day after nearly 98 years that Machu Picchu artifacts escavated by discoverer Hiram Bingham between 1911 and 1915 return on Peruvian soil. Without a doubt, a glorious day for the Peruvian Government and its people if one considers the struggle, law suits and longtime arguments about the Machu Picchu artifacts.

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Lake Titicaca at dangerously low level | Peru and Bolivia

dinsdag, maart 29, 2011 · Category Environment · comments 1

Lake Titicaca at dangerously low level | Peru and Bolivia

Lake Titicaca is a lake located on the border of Peru and Bolivia. At a height of some 3,811 m above sea level, it is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world. By volume of water, it is also the largest lake in South America.

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