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The Ancient Inca Road system or Qhapaq Ñan is without a doubt one of the most extraordinary feats of ancient engineering in the world.

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Across the empire, some 25,000 miles of road—including this intact section—led to Cuzco (in the distance). (Ivan Kashinsky and Karla Gachet)

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Pisac Inca Ruins, Sacred Valley, Peru

The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian

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A map of the Inca road system.

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A rocky rollicking journey to Machu Picchu along one of the greatest engineering feats in the Americas

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Map of the inca Empire

The Inca trail (Cápac Ñan, in Quechua language) is the name of the extended road network (more than 40,000 km or 26000 miles in total) built by the Incas to ...

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The 40,000 km-long Ancient Inca Road System—An Extraordinary feat of Ancient Engineering

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The Incas built more than km of paved roads. Its roads extended from the north of Quito, Ecuador to Santiago, Chile.

Ollantaytambo Inca Ruins, Sacred Valley, Peru

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An Inca mountain road with a bridge, approaching Machu Picchu. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

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Inca Empire at its territorial peak, 1532.

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Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System, © Proyecto QÑ-Bolivia

John Leivers walking Qhapaq Ñan.

An example of the Inca trail from Cusco to Machu Picchu in Perú. According to author Mark Cartwright, "Inca roads covered over 40,000 km ...

Qhapaq Ñan - Great Inca Road System

Local dance at Huanuco Pampa.

Ollantaytambo Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley of Peru

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A man walks along a section of the Inca trail near the Huaycan de Cieneguilla archaeological site in Cieneguilla, 70 km east of Lima, on Dec. 12, 2012.

By rotating the image of Macchu Picchu we get a really nice feature. This is what the people in Cuzco call “the Inca´s face”.

Inca Geometric Textile Motif

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Tourist climb the steps to Machu Picchu. (Ivan Kashinsky and Karla Gachet)

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The last of its kind, the Incan rope bridge. Image Credit: Photo courtesy of Rutahsa Adventures www.rutahsa.com. Wikimedia Commons

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Daily Life in the Inca Empire

The Inca trail (Cápac Ñan, in Quechua language) is the name of the extended road network (more than 40,000 km or 26000 miles in total) built by the Incas to ...

Inca Gold Sun Mask (by Andrew Howe)

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Remains of an Inca religious site.

... across the empire along purpose-built roads using llamas and porters (there were no wheeled vehicles). The Inca road network covered over 40,000 km and ...

Inca (INKA) Empire (TAWANTINSUYU) 1532. Photo: Ian Mladjov at the University of Michigan.

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Map of the inca Empire

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Pictured is the weaving of grass into rope to be used in the formation of a bridge

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Artistic representation of the four segments of the incan empire. coricancha, peru

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It is known that the Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America. The network was based on two ...

The Inca Empire's southern border defined by the Maule or Maipo River (scholars differ). Inca troops never crossed the Bío Bío River.

The coastal Muscat-Sur highway

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The last Inca rope suspension bridge across the Apurimac River at Q'eswachaka, Canas

... he especially loved Machu Picchu after hiking the Inca Trail. I'm proud to be following in his footsteps and aspire to be a great adventurer like him!

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Inca Agricultural Terracing

Improved roads, at times stone-lined and drained, were constructed over great distances in the realms of the high civilizations. The Inca ...

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This trail was originally constructed by the Inca in Peru. It is now part of the Inca trail to Machu Picchu.

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People pause for breakfast at Isabel Jibaja's food stand in Cuzco, a stop on the Chinchaysuyo road system. (Ivan Kashinsky and Karla Gachet)

Dead Woman's Pass at 4,215 meters (13,829 feet)

The first few hours were mostly rolling green fields covered in alpacas with a random house here and there and very few people. So when we stumbled upon a ...

Detail of anchor point of newly replaced ropes on the last Inca rope suspension bridge,

The Inca Empire stretched over 5,500 kilometres. Around 40,000 Inca nobles ruled an empire of twelve million conquered people throughout the Andes.