Machu Picchu rediscovered in 1911 by Yale archaeologist Hiram Bingham, are one of the most beautiful and enigmatic ancient sites in the world. Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments.
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Sacred sites. Mayan entrance in the caves of Xcaret, Riviera Maya, Mexico (at the Sacred Site in the foothills of the Western Mountains on Atlantis's Outer Ring -- west across from the Isle of Libra -- site of Lylith's and Tahd's intervention)