9780452297982

Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

Mark Adams

ISBN 10: 0452297982 / 0-452-29798-2
ISBN 13: 9780452297982
Publisher: Plume
Publication Date: 2012-04-24
Binding: Softcover
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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu?In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast Bingham as a villain who stole both priceless artifacts and credit for finding the great archeological site, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer’s perilous path in search of the truth—except he’d written about adventure far more than he’d actually lived it. In fact, he’d never even slept in a tent.Turn Right at Machu Picchu is Adams’ fascinating and funny account of his journey through some of the world’s most majestic, historic, and remote landscapes guided only by a hard-as-nails Australian survivalist and one nagging question: Just what was Machu Picchu?  


 
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