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Explore Ollantaytambo: The first stop to Machu Picchu

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Ollantaytambo was the religious, political and military center of the empire. Ollantay is the name of a great Inca general and tambo means place of rest. The latter is due to the fact that both the Vilcanota River and the Patacancha Valley end up in the jungle. The ancient settlers went there because they needed […]