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Rescue from Machu Picchu by Eliot Wilner

January 2010, Urubamba River Valley On January 24 we boarded a train in Ollantaytambo for the twenty-six mile ride to the town of Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu where almost all tourists book overnight accommodations.  Train service had been interrupted during the previous […]

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Vassals of the Land by Nicholas Guerreiro

 An Essay on Home Maybe thirty metres down from the gravel shoulder where your cousin Manuel transcribed an arc with his bristled arm and said in brisk Portuguese what was your land and what was not, you take a hard turn into the bush. What […]

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