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Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Its not really a monument in the normal sense but Machu Picchu is definitely an incredible testament to the ancient Incan civilization.  It is awe inspiring in its scope as well as its surroundings.  It was definitely a privilege to be there.  This is a photo from one of the upper slopes of the ruins showing the thatched hut that looks over the entire complex.

Monument to a lost society

Monument to a lost society

7 responses

  1. Pingback: Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument | Missionary IOU 差情尋

  2. Wonderful. Now you had me in tears, almost. I went there in the 1980’s and it had been a dream of mine since childhood. The feeling when entering the “gate” and seeing it all from above – I cried like a baby. If I had had the possibility I would have remained there for another day.

    April 12, 2014 at 11:09 am

    • AnnChristine – I’m thrilled that I could help bring you back to that memory. I have another photo I took just inside the gate, that brings those feelings back to me also – a great and continuing experience!

      April 13, 2014 at 9:44 am

  3. Great photo! I’m going to Peru in September, and I can’t wait! This shot is making me extra excited; thanks for sharing!

    April 12, 2014 at 7:25 pm

    • Paige – thought I’d post that photo instead of some of the more common shots you see of the area (although I have all of those also :-)). You will love it!

      April 13, 2014 at 9:47 am

  4. Wonderful!

    April 14, 2014 at 10:39 am

    • Thanks Kerlund! I enjoyed visiting your site.

      April 18, 2014 at 9:19 am

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