Beyond Machu Picchu — Choquequirao, Lost City in the Clouds

By Gary Ziegler ✐ The first rays of morning sunlight illuminate the great stone altar, streaming through a square opening over my head. “Inti camac sumac,” chants the priest. Soaked in sweat, I fight the bindings holding me to the stone as the grinning, looming, scarlet-cloaked figure slowly brings down […]