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Anyone making their way to Machu Picchu must first traverse The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Valle Sagrado de los Incas), and we were no exception. Trading was a common feature in both the societies and commercial interaction with the outside world was more extensive in both places. On they came with fire prepared at their front, faces towards Egypt. One characteristic of ancient civilizations, including the Egyptian one, was language.

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