The Other Machu Picchu: Why Choquequirao Is the Real Lost City of the Incas


The first bus to Machu Picchu leaves Peru’s party-all-night tourist town, Aguas Calientes, at six in the morning. The line to be on it forms sometime after midnight, and by the time the sun pokes over the Andes, the fabled “Lost City of the Incas” looks less like one of the great wonders of the ancient world and more like a modern day Disney theme park.

Don’t get me wrong. It’s hardly Machu Picchu’s fault that you’d barely raise an eyebrow if someone emblazoned the words “Welcome to Incaland” on a sign above the ticket gate. On its own, the 15th read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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