Manchu Picchu

Manchu Picchu is often called the “lost city of the Incas” and is the best known symbol of the Inca Empire.  Machu Picchu means ‘Old Peak’ or ‘Old Mountain’ in the Quechua Indian Language.   Machu Picchu includes of around 140 structures with terraced fields nearby.  It was thought to be an estate of the emperor. It is believed that the Incas were some of the best masons in the world. Legend has it, that when an Inca placed two stones together, no one would have even been able to place a knife between the stones due to their precision and accuracy in carving.  Purrs, Gulliver