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The view from Putucusi

Putucusi, the "hike" that brings you up adjacent to Machu Picchu. This ladder is probably 5 stories high.

Machu Picchu, The finest stonework is found in the Sacred District. Below the temple is a cave known as the Royal Tomb, with more splendid stonework.

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Rainbow Seen Through Temple of Three Windows

Rainbow seen through Temple of Three Windows, Machu Picchu - Perú by Emily Riddell

Temple of the Sun, Circular Window Marks June Solstice, Machu Picchu, Peru

Ollantaytambo The Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: Araqama Ayllu, the religious and worship zone, and Qosqo Ayllu, the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a Living Inca Town

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Hampi

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

Aztec temple in Yucatan, Mexico would be a place I would stop by while going through the country. The Aztecs have so much history and are so famous it would be hard no to go in see these temples.

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Chiang Rai Clock Tower (หอนาฬิกาเฉลิมพระเกียรติ เชียงราย)

White Temple, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Edzna: Temple of the Five Stories Also known as The Palace, the Temple of Five Stories "faces west and is aligned so that on May 1st and August 13 -- when the sun reaches its zenith at this location -- the setting sun blazes directly into its rooms. This alignment is probably related to planting times." Coe, Andrew,

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Tips for Travel To Machu Picchu

Tips for travel to Machu Picchu http://www.everintransit.com/tips-for-travel-to-machu-picchu/

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The Temples of Angkor

Tips and suggestions for planning at visit to the Temples of Angkor, Cambodia. #traveltips

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Piramide de los Nichos

The Pyramid of the Niches, Veracruz-Llave, Mexico is a pre-Columbian archeological site [ MexicanConnexionForTile.com ] #Travel #Talavera #Handmade