Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the...
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What happens if an adventurous author tries to restore the original expedition to Machu Picchu?
In 1911, Hiram Bingham III entered the Peruvian Andes and "discovered" Machu Picchu. While history has made Bingham a villain who has stolen both invaluable artifacts and services to the discovery of the great archaeological site, Mark Adams set off in search of the truth to trace the dangerous path of the explorer. I actually lived it. In fact, he had never slept in a tent before.
Turn right at Machu Picchu is Adam's intriguing and funny account of his journey through some of the world's most majestic, historic and remote landscapes, guided only by a nag-fisted Australian survivalist and a sensitive question: Exactly what was Machu Picchu – pen books
- Plume Books
- Adams, Mark (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 333 Pages - 04/24/2012 (Publication Date) - Dutton...
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