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Movies to Watch Before Visiting Machu Picchu

April 26, 2016

If there ever were a road trip of the lifetime, it would be this one. Based on Ernesto (Che) Guevara's memoir of the same name, the movie recounts the quintessential road trip that every wandering traveler (myself included) dreams of having. Though we know what eventually happens with Che, politics aside, the movie's focus is on the adventure. I envied that scenery from start to finish.…

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How to Survive the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in 9 Steps

April 16, 2016

To those vaguely familiar, the Inca Trail is 26 miles (43 kilometers) of rocks and stairs that connect several archaeological sites (i.e., ruins, settlements) that eventually lead to the city that was never actually lost. The entire 26-mile journey requires four days of hiking and three nights of camping. Completing this trek is fresh in my memory, so I thought — no better than to write down…

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