Built at the height of the Incan civilization in what is now Peru, Machu Picchu was rediscovered one hundred years ago on 24 July, 1911.
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The Andes is pocked with snow-capped volcanic cones, offering towering ice spires, sulphurous craters and stunning altiplano views to the aspiring volcano-bagger.
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The festival of Takanakuy features music, dancing and a series of public fist fights.
Stretching 6,400km through South America, the mighty Amazon harbours mystical legends that lure travellers deeper into the jungle.
Discover your inner explorer on these do-before-you-die journeys.