Month: March 2017

When was Machu Picchu discovered

When was Machu Picchu discovered

The farmer Agustin Lizarraga settled down in the zone looking for fertile soil for his crops in 1900. The settlers Melchor Arteaga, Justo A. Ochoa, Gabino Sanchez, and Dr Tomas E. Peine, among others had already known about Machu Picchu. On July 24th 1911, the professor of history Hiram Bingham climbed at the top of […]

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How to Travel to Machu Picchu

Every year, millions of people visit the imposing and mysterious Incan citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. But getting to the massive agricultural terraces, intricate stone constructions, and epic hilltop views of this UNESCO World Heritage site isn’t cheap, and it involves some trickier-than-usual logistics. Here’s how to expertly navigate your way to Peru’s most famous destination. When […]

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