Few visit Machu Picchu's 'sister city,' but Peru plans tramway to end site's isolation

  • by: CARLA SALAZAR , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 28, 2013 - 9:35 AM

LIMA, Peru — The former mountaintop refuge of Incan royalty has elegant halls and plazas much like those of fabled Macchu Picchu just 30 miles (50 kilometers away). Yet only a handful of tourists visit the ruins each day, those willing to make a two-day hike to reach its majestic solitude.

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