Machu Picchu – Peru pictures, part 12

Machu Picchu, Perú.  One of the “New Seven Wonders” of the world, see www.new7wonders.com

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View into Machu Picchu toward the “guard station”, the main entrance into the city.

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View into Machu Picchu from the “guard station”, showing the steep terraces on the west side which drops steeply to the river.

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The “drawbridge” that we hiked along the cliff-hanging trail to see.  This would easily close the back-door route to the city!