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Splish Splash

Here is one in a series of fountains that supplied Machu Picchu’s inhabitants with clean, fresh water. Inca engineers brought water in carefully designed channels from a pair of rain-fed springs almost half a mile away from the first fountain. … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Adventure

In your office at work, at home on a particularly hard day, or any time you need an escape, having a beautiful, scenic, exotic, place captured on the wall can transport you far and wide. It helps ease the stress, … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu was built around 1450, at the height of the Inca Empire and was abandoned in 1572. It was thought to be an estate of the Inca emperor Pachacuti, who ruled 1438 to 1472. Machu Picchu, Peru, Afternoon Postcard … Continue reading

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