Machu Picchu – an Inca city

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Category: Peru / Location: Machu Picchu, Peru / Date: 05 Nov-2014
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    The view as we arrived in the morning
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    The mist starting to clear
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    Arriving in the morning mist at Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    Mist clearing and ruins appearing
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    Misty mountains surround Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    The mist almost cleared, giving way to Machu Picchu in all it's glory
  • Machu Picchu in the morning mist
    Machu Picchu in the morning mist
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, looking towards Huayna Picchu
  • Terraces
    The terraces of Machu Picchu, with Huayna Picchu in the background
  • Main Plaza
    The main plaza of Machu Picchu
  • Masonry
    Example of the masonry at Machu Picchu
  • Window
    The trapezoidal windows of Machu Picchu. Earthquake proof, apparently.
  • View
    Looking down into the valley from Machu Picchu
  • Terraces
    The farming terraces of Machu Picchu
  • Water
    The water system at Machu Picchu
  • Water
    The water system at Machu Picchu
  • Viscachas
    Viscachas, a rabbit like creature hanging out in Machu Picchu
  • Terraces
    The farming terraces of Machu Picchu
  • Terraces
    The farming terraces of Machu Picchu
  • Terraces
    The farming terraces of Machu Picchu
  • Terraces
    The farming terraces of Machu Picchu
  • View
    Viewing the valley from an Inca building, Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, looking towards Huayna Picchu
  • Temple of the three windows
    Temple of the three windows, Machu Picchu
  • Temple of the three windows
    Temple of the three windows, Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, looking towards Huayna Picchu
  • Restoration
    Restoration work at Machu Picchu
  • Masonry
    Example of the masonry at Machu Picchu
  • Masonry
    Example of the masonry at Machu Picchu
  • Temple of the Sun
    Temple of the Sun, Machu Picchu
  • Main Plaza
    The main plaza of Machu Picchu
  • Llamas
    The only workers we saw at Machu Picchu. Llamas - employed to keep the grass short.
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, looking towards Huayna Picchu
  • Kestrel
    Kestrel flying above Machu Picchu. Looking for some lunch I think.
  • Main Plaza
    The main plaza of Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, looking towards Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu
    Machu Picchu, looking towards Huayna Picchu
  • Guardhouse
    The Guardhouse, Machu Picchu
  • Inca Bridge
    The Inca Bridge at
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Starting the climb up Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    The view half way up Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    One of the many views from the top of Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Those stairs look safe. Climbing up Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Surveying my empire, Machu Picchu
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    The view walking up Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Reached the summit. Rather tired. Can you tell?
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Looking down into the valley from Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Stunning views from the top of Machu Picchu mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
    Huayna Picchu, the mountain-top fortress overlooking Machu Picchu

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