Timing, Machu Picchu

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    Watch Out for Tour Buses!

    by jadedmuse Updated May 2, 2004

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    If you want to experience the mysticism of Machu Picchu without distractions, then you better plan to rise bright and early in order to catch a few quiet moments of sanctity and solitude....the tour buses arrive fully loaded by 9:00 am, and the place is transformed.

    Anyways, seeing Machu Picchu during a few reflective moments in the early morning mist can be quite beautiful. By 9 or 10, the sun has already risen high enough to begin burning off that mist which, only an hour or so earlier, had contributed to such an ethereal, wistful atmosphere.


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    train tickets to Machu Picchu

    by La_Viajera Written Jan 13, 2004

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    Be sure to make train reservations in advance!!! You don`t have to pay until you pick them up, but the train gets full. Also be sure to take your passport when you pick up your tickets because they won`t give them to you without it.

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