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Here is the pot of gold at the end of our Inka Trail rainbow, the sign at the top of those horribly steep stairs, informing us that we had made it! To the Sun Gate, entrance to Machu Picchu!

Inti Punku sign

This impressive shot has the distinction of being the first photo Henry took of Machu Picchu...

Machu Picchu from Inti Punku

And here are three more of our first glimpses of the site, way down below ...

Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate First glimpse of Machu Picchu Machu Picchu from Sun Gate

... and two more, also taking advantage of the lush flowers that are abundant in the area.

Machu Picchu from Sun Gate Machu Picchu from Sun Gate

As you can imagine, we were pretty taken with this view, as well as tired and needing a longer than usual rest. That allowed Henry plenty of time to take lots of pictures.

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