Machu Picchu: The Lost City Machu Picchu: The Lost City
ReadOasis Step 2 Hiram Bingham was a real Indiana Jones. He taught at Yale University. And he was an explorer. On July 24, 1911,... Machu Picchu: The Lost City

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Hiram Bingham was a real Indiana Jones. He taught at Yale University. And he was an explorer. On July 24, 1911, Bingham was in Peru again. He was searching for the lost city of the Incas. His guide was Melchor Arteaga, a local farmer. They walked through the jungle together. Arteaga led Bingham up a steep hill of 610 meters (2000 feet). And there, together, they found the city of Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu is a mysterious place. It was built in 1450. But 100 years later, it wa...

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