have been all sorts of theories as to the origin of the Nazca lines- but no
matter how they were formed they make a remarkable sight from a small aircraft.
On the left is the famous large monkey with curly tail.
Nazca civilisation reached its peak about AD 800 and in a nearby valley is a
large desert area containing many human remains over 1,000 years old.
familar sight in Peru - llama and minder!
Machu-Picchu was discovered as late as 1911 by Hiram Bingham. Its an amazing
place. If possible its best to stay at the local tourist hotel and not travel
there on a day trip.
This Inca staging post on the Inca trail is situated on the saddle of a mountain
and was hidden in jungle for centuries.