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A band play for tourists at a luxury (Credit: AP File, 2008)

A band play for tourists at a luxury coach of the PeruRail train that links Cusco and the famous ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru.

Machu Picchu

Deep in the Andes, where the cloud forest surrenders to the jungle, Machu Picchu rises in mist and mystery.

A band play for tourists at a luxury
(Credit: AP File, 2008)

A band play for tourists at a luxury coach of the PeruRail train that links Cusco and the famous ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru.

Two tourists walk in the ruins of Machu
(Credit: AP File, 2001)

Two tourists walk in the ruins of Machu Picchu, Peru, on July 28, 2001, one day before President Alejandro Toledo, the first indigenous president of Peru, performs in an Incan religious celebration at the holy city.

People tour the ruins of Machu Picchu near
(Credit: AP File, 2008)

People tour the ruins of Machu Picchu near Cuzco in Peru.

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A tourist takes pictures during the reopening of
(Credit: AP File, 2010)

A tourist takes pictures during the reopening of the citadel of Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru, on April 1, 2010. Peruvian officials celebrated the reopening of the Inca citadel after a two-month closure caused by flooding.

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