Posted by: danielfee | April 13, 2012

Travel Photo of the Day 04-13-2012

Urumamba River - Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is situated above a loop of the Urumamba River, which surrounds the site on three sides, with cliffs dropping vertically for 1,480 feet to the river at the base.  It is a partially navigable headwater of the Amazon River that rises in the Andes Mountains to the southeast of Cuzco and flows to the north-northwest past Machu Picchu. From the Inca Bridge trail the views of the Urumamba are fantastic. It also provided a good perspective of the final descent on our last day of hiking as we came down the mountain on the left to cross the river and take the train into Aguas Calientes.



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