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Machu Picchu 100 Years After Hiram Bingham: She's Still Got It.

by Andrew Burmon. Posted Jul 8th 2011 08:30 AM


Travel writers who made the trek to Peru for the 100th anniversary celebration of Hiram Bingham's arrival at Machu Picchu are facing a dilemma, whether or not to put the word discovery in quotes. As more than a few scribblers have rightly observed, the American merely followed native guides to the abandoned city: His revelation was their morning stroll.
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Top travel tips from Lonely Planet's CEO Matt Goldberg

by Don George. Posted Jan 12th 2011 05:52 PM
Top travel tips from Lonely Planet's CEO Matt Goldberg

Matt Goldberg, Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet is one of the most widely used and highly regarded travel publishers in the world. I asked the company's CEO, Matt Goldberg, to share his top travel tips and experiences.
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Destinations You Didn't Know You Could Reach By Cruise

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 16th 2010 04:50 PM

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If you think cruises are all about fun in the sun in the Caribbean, think again. These days your ship could take you to a desert location like the pyramids in Egypt, or Peru's mountainside destination of Machu Picchu. It's not about where you dock, it's about what inland sights are accessible from there. And as cruise companies add to their itineraries to tempt you on board, excursions are going ever further, according to Terry Dale, President and CEO of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
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