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Machu Picchu, the heritage sites of the Incas in Peru.

Posted April 11, 2011 By eXplorer

Machu Picchu is a historical relic site of the ancient Incan city that is very beautiful. Machu Picchu is a word derived from Quwchua language, which means Old Mountain or some called the lost Inca city.  This ancient city is located in the mountains of the Andes, Peru, with an altitude of 2,430 meters above sea level. More precise location is 70 km northwest of Cusco, above the valley of Urubamba.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu, Peru

According to the archaeologists, Machu Picchu is expected to be built, in 1450 until 1470, but abandoned for a hundred years later, when the Spanish conquered the Inca empire. In 1911 this historical sites is discovered by an Read the remainder of this entry »

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List of 10 longest bridge in the world

Posted April 11, 2011 By eXplorer

Actually there are several different versions of the bridge whether which is the longest bridge in the world. There are some who say that the Bang Na Expressway in Thailand is the longest bridge in the world. However, because most of the bridge part length above the ground, then there are some parties who do not agree if the bridge is called the longest bridge in the world. Their reason is that it is more accurately called the viaduct, not bridges.

Therefore, the following is the longest bridge in the world that based on the second version. That is most of bridge part buildings above the water, not above the ground. This is a list of 10 longest bridge in the world.

1. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
Length: 38,420 meters.
Location: Louisiana, New Orleans, United States.

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, longest bridge

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

2. Donghai Bridge
Length: 32,500 meters.
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