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Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

The traveller’s first glimpse of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, the ultimate expression of Khmer genius, is simply staggering and is matched by only a few select spots on earth such as Macchu Picchu or Petra.  Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cambodia/angkor#ixzz3CGXdX2Ot

The traveller’s first glimpse of Angkor Wat, Cambodia, the ultimate expression of Khmer genius, is simply staggering and is matched by only a few select spots on earth such as Macchu Picchu or Petra. Read more: www.

Dubbed  “the next Machu Picchu” and “Machu Picchu’s little sister,” Choquequirao offers something that big sis has long outgrown: solitude. The site is sufficiently unknown and so hard to get to (two days of uphills and downhills on the way in, the same going out) that you may well have the place to yourself. The ruins, which are surrounded by snowy peaks and lush slopes, were sacred to the Incas.

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Dubbed “the next Machu Picchu” and “Machu Picchu’s little sister,” Choquequirao offers something that big sis has long outgrown: solitude. The ruins, which are surrounded by snowy peaks and lush slopes, were sacred to the Incas.

Brachionidium carmeniae Luer, sp. nov.

Miniature-orchid / Micro-orquidea: Brachionidium carmeniae - Photo by © the Biodiversity Conference webpage - Found in Peru, near Macchu Picchu, at elevations of 3000 to 3200 meters as a mini-miniature-sized, cold-growing terrestrial.

The Inca Trail (hiking), Peru High in the Andes, this 26-mile journey follows in the footsteps of fifteenth-century Incans, leading past a series of ruins to the mystical royal retreat of Machu Picu.. 100s of species of exotic flowers (including nearly 200 types of orchids) and tropical birds (giant hummingbirds, tanagers, and Peru's national bird, the bright-red-headed cock-of-the-rock) can be seen along the way.

Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca site located metres ft) above sea level. Machu Picchu is located in the Cusco Region of Peru. Often referred to as the “Lost City of the Incas”, it is perhaps the most familiar icon of the Inca World.

PERU - Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. Tucked away on the base of Machu Picchu mountain, it was hard to see the hotel when I first walked to the check-in desk. As I made my way to the main part of the property, we could see the individual ‘casitas’ dotted throughout 12 acres of lush orchid gardens and Cloud Forest. The ruins at Machu Picchu were our favorite part of this trip but the hotel was a close second.

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo HotelNestled amidst 12 acres of cloud forest and modeled after an ancient Andean village, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel consists of 85 whitewashed casitas with.

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