MACHU PICCHU & SACRED VALLEY
Moderately active; requires some exploring and walking
Best Time to Go:
Spring & Fall
Best Movies & Books:
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscover-ing the Lost City One Step at a Time, by Mark Adams. 2011
The New York Tiimes Bestselling Travel Memoir. What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer’s perilous path in search of the truth—except he’d written about adventure far more than he’d actually lived it. In fact, he’d never even slept in a tent.
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