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The Reichelt's take a bucket list trip to Machu Picchu, Peru

 

February 13, 2019

Mark and Connie Reichelt, daughters Madison and Sophie all travelled to Machu Picchu, Peru. The photos of the area are incredibly beautiful. However, the history of the area is also one of the reasons it has been chosen as one of the seven wonders of the world. Often referred to as

"the Lost City of the Andes".

Machu Picchu is located only 50 miles from the Inca capital in Cusco. It was abandoned by the Inca's because they believed the Spanish conquistadors were coming, but the Spanish never found Machu Picchu and therefore did not plunder or destroy it as they had other sites. Over t...



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