“Salineras” means Salt Evaporation Pond. A rather “out of this world” place. Almost ghostly.
An Inca Agricultural Research Station. Research has indentified some surprising facts supporting the purpose of the site.
Some say bigger than Machu Picchu and it probably is, though not in the same league. Worth visiting though.
Photo gallery of the main Machu Picchu site. Fortunate weather and not too many crowds.
Two Inca entrances to Machu Picchu worth visiting with the main site. Inside main entrance and visit before the main site.
Very few visiting Ollantaytambo visit Pinkuylluna. Challenging but worth the effort & virtually nobody else around.
Generally known as “the Fortress” it is really agricultural terraces and a religious site, abandoned before being completed.
An Inca site of unknown purpose. Water certainly plays a crucial role with canals, aquaducts and waterfalls.
One of the famous archaeological artefacts in the city and classed as “Cultural Heritage of the Nation of Peru”.
A massive fortified complex on the hills overlooking Cusco. Photos do not do the site justice.
Around Cusco there are examples of Inca walls used by the Spanish for their own buildings, Inca walls below, Spanish above.