Dead Woman's Pass
Our Brazil and Peru Tours
He even took us to a couple of un-restored Inca sites which, to us, was probably the highlight of the trail. These are off the trail and, in fact, Marco had only been to one of them twice before. First you have lots of jungle and then, suddenly, under the jungle you see terraces, and houses, and store rooms, and temples and fountains – all grown over by trees and vines. Just like ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’! It does make you realise how much restoration it takes to bring a place like Machu Picchu to the condition it is now in.