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My Top 11 Place “WOWs” of This Trip

11. Andes mountains regions in Central Ecuador (Nariz del Diablo train ride) and Peru (Machu Picchu/Sacred Valley) 10. Oman’s mountains and valleys 9. Dubai architecture 8. Ranakpur, India—huge, white marble Jain temple 7. Valparaiso, Chile—hill areas with colored houses and street art 6. Mysore Palace … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

This main tourist destination of South America is a must-see for good reason: amazing views of the Sacred Valley and the large Incan religious and ceremonial complex. Machu Picchu was never discovered by the Spaniards and Pizarro, so the ruins … Continue reading

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Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes, otherwise officially known as “Machu Picchu Pueblo”, is the town near Machu Picchu and the place to catch the bus up to Machu Picchu. It is a cute town with several bridges across the rivers that flow through … Continue reading

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Sacred Mountains of the World

Historically, many cultures have viewed mountains as sacred: Where heaven and earth meet. The axis of the world. The center of the universe. Where creation begins. The home of the gods. Therefore, it’s no surprise the majestic and awe-inspiring grandeur … Continue reading

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