13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Machu Piccu, Peru

Over 2500 people a day visit this testament to the ingenuity and industriousness of the ancient Incas, who built this city in the sky using only stone-age technologies. Truly remarkable achievements in engineering and construction, with many mysteries yet unsolved.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Machu Piccu, Peru
Camera: Canon PowerShot G7
Copyright: © Peter Jacobson