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Machu Picchu, Peru


For years, "the lost city of the Incas" was nearly impossible for the average visitor to reach. That was a shame: Built high in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu offers commanding views, and has been preserved to a degree that rarely occurs with cities of its age and historic importance. Today, visitors can reach Machu Picchu by more trails and vehicles than ever before. However, with growing concerns about disturbing this pristine site, getting there may begin to get more difficult.

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