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MACHU PICCHU FACTS:
-On the Inca Trail, many porters sleep with a shiny metal object or mirror beneath them. They believe it sends away spirits coming up through the earth and whisks them away. Ask any guide or porter, and most will tell you that sometimes they have experienced the feeling of being pulled out of their tents by spirits of the past.
-The exact age of Machu Picchu, the most representative and ancient city of Peru, has been clarified by scientific studies on the geology and archeology of the site.
-Can you imagine the size and scale of Machu Picchu? The sanctuary is located in the district of Machu Picchu, in the province of Urubamba in the department of Cusco. The site is South America's most impressive archaeological ruin.

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