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Longitude Books Celebrates Machu Picchu

Just received my monthly newsletter from Longitude Guides, and I had to share it with you. They feature an enticing list of books about Machu Picchu, including some for kids, and a new one on the wild life of Machu Picchu. Although I can’t send you the newsletter, I CAN link you to their blog and you can see from the Longitude front page how they are featuring Machu Picchu. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, you really will love their newsletter–so why not subscribe?

Don’t miss this essay by Hilary Bradt of Bradt guides.

Discover Inca Secrets in Peru

Hiram Bingham
Hiram Bingham

100 years ago, Hiram Bingham rediscovered the lost Inca City of Machu Picchu and almost instantaneously he and National Geographic magazine moved this Wonder of the New World into top spot on everyone’s “must do” travel list. Continue reading Discover Inca Secrets in Peru

Machu Picchu: 100 Years

cuatroañosenflickr At Machu Picchu
At Machu Picchu

Destination: Peru

Book: Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time (NEW: June 2011) by Mark Adams

I’m celebrating the anniversary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu this week, although for some reason the Peruvian government jumped the gun and celebrated early–on July 8.

Sometimes I really love this job. Once again I am able to read and share a book that amuses, amazes, and inspires the reader to pack her bags and hit the road. In this case a VERY old road in South America, known as The Inca Trail.  There are actually a lot of Inca trails, as Mark Adams discovers in [amazon_link id=”0525952241″ target=”_blank” ]Turn Right at Machu Picchu[/amazon_link]. Continue reading Machu Picchu: 100 Years