Photo of the Day: Patallacta on the Inca Trail

Patallacta was the first big Inca ruin site we came across as we hiked the Inca Trail. This photo was taken from a plateau at the top of our first moderate ascent on Day 1. Unfortunately, the classic Inca Trail does not pass close enough to these ruins for a visit, but there is an alternate five-day hike during which you can camp nearby and visit the site.

Date: 8/24/2012
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ40
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