Peru 1950 Reel 5 of 9

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:40
Film ID F16-0046
Film Description Reel 5 of 9
Unedited travelogue
Machu Picchu


1950: Reel 5: Peru June 30- July 2. Machu Picchu. Cuzco.
Valley between high steep mountain.
Railroad station.
People in cattle car with men on top playing instruments.
Woman spinning, [mws]
Narrow steep gorge approaching Machu Picchu.
Terrace farming on side of steep mountain.
Valley at base of Machu Picchu.
Terrace farms and ruins.
Grooved water channel in rock.
Water coming out of " princess" quarters.
Multi-legged worm.
Inca stone buildings.
Stone seat.
Zigzag road from valley floor to hotel.
Rugged terrace.
Terrace forms on high steep side of mountain, near peak.
Rock at base shows unusual erosion.
Bus for Cuzco.
Near perpendicular walls.
Plane back to Lima looking southeast--mountains.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Peru, Machu Picchu, Cuzco, Inca ruins, Inca antiquities
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