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Just Machu Picchu
Ruins of ancient Inca town lost in mountains
Inca
Visiting a mid-15 century town Ollantaytambo in Peru
From Pachamama
Tunupa's image in stone near Machu Picchu.
Twilight in the Ancient Capital
open door inca to the world of harmony human and environment
Inca women making bread
Inca woman at her loom
On the Precipice of Machu Picchu
Salt Ponds of Maras, Sacred Valley, Peru
Andean Woman Displays Her Colorfully Dyed Wools
Traditional Incan Textile Dyeing
Traditional Incan Weaving III
Traditional Incan Weaving II
Traditional Incan weaving
Machu Picchu
Woman with mortar and pestle
Local vender
Not so lost llama
A Window to the Past
Legendary colours
13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Salt Ponds of Maras, Sacred Valley, Peru

Salt has been obtained in Maras by evaporating the highly salty spring water since pre-Inca times. Traditionally, the salt mines have been available to any person wishing to harvest salt. The owners of the salt ponds must be members of the community.

TAGS: Inca, Peru, Sustainable Travel

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 12.2013
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