Extraordinary things in an ordinary world

Making it all the way to Machu Picchu, standing mid in the clouds and looking at this stunning Inca site was simply breathtaking and spectacular. An ‘extraordinary’ example in an ordinary world.

Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel in the Anden mountains 2,430m above sea level. It was built by the Incan in the 15th century and never found by the Spanish conquerer. Machu Picchu is known for the use of its sophisticated dry-stone walls that fuse huge blocks without the use of mortar. The buildings are set in an astronomical alignment with panoramic views over the Urubamba River valley.

Are you interested in reading more about Machu Picchu or the Inca trail? Please click here.

view of Machu Picchu through a doorway
view of Machu Picchu through a doorway

 

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “(Extra)ordinary.”

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