Machu Picchu

July 24 1911 is known as the date of the “discovery” of the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, an architectural treasure that had remained hidden for over four centuries under the lush vegetation of the Urubamba canyon. This find was made by the controversial American anthropologist and historian with a penchant for archaeology (or, […]

Machu Picchu

July 24 1911 is known as the date of the “discovery” of the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, an architectural treasure that had remained hidden for over four centuries under the lush vegetation of the Urubamba canyon. This find was made by the controversial American anthropologist and historian with a penchant for archaeology (or, if you like, the explorer), Professor Hiram Bingham of Yale University.

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