Famous Places-Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca site that was abandoned and discovered in 1911 by the Americans. Here’s an extract from wikipedia.com: Machu Picchu (in hispanicized spelling, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmatʃu ˈpiktʃu]) or Machu Pikchu (Quechua machu old, old person, pikchupyramid; mountain or prominence with a broad base which ends in sharp peaks,”old peak”, pronunciation [ˈmɑtʃu ˈpixtʃu]) is a 15th-century Inca site located 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above …