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Turn right at Machu Picchu: rediscovering the lost city one step at a time

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Mark Adams has spent his career editing adventure and travel magazines, polishing hair-raising tales about the exploits of famous explorers. So his plan to investigate the allegations against Bingham by retracing the explorer's perilous path to Machu Picchu isn't completely far-fetched, even if it does require him to sleep in a tent for the first time. Along the way he finds a still-undiscovered country populated with brilliant and eccentric characters, as well as an answer to the question that has nagged scientists for generations: just what was Machu Picchu?
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Full title turn right at machu picchu rediscovering the lost city one step at a time
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subject_facet Adams, Mark, -- 1967- -- Travel -- Peru -- Machu Picchu Site, Bingham, Hiram, -- 1875-1956, Cultural property -- Protection -- Peru -- Machu Picchu Site, Machu Picchu Site (Peru)
title_display Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time
title_full Turn Right at Machu Picchu Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time, Turn right at Machu Picchu : rediscovering the lost city one step at a time / Mark Adams
title_short Turn right at Machu Picchu :
title_sub rediscovering the lost city one step at a time
topic_facet Adams, Mark, Bingham, Hiram, Cultural property, Nonfiction, Protection, Travel