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Clouds Breaking Over Machu Picchu

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The view of Machu Picchu from Huayna Picchu or Wayna Picchu (Quechua for "Young Peak"). It rises over Machu Picchu, the so-called "lost city of the Incas" and divides it into sections. The Incas built a trail up the side of the Huayna Picchu and built temples and terraces on its top. The peak of Huayna Picchu is about 2720m or 8922' above sea level, or about 360m higher than Machu Picchu.

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Taken on December 7, 2008