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Q. Sakamaki is a Japanese born, New York based documentary photographer and visual artist represented by Redux Pictures. He has covered and captured stories from Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Turkey, Georgia, Sudan, The Suicide Forest of Japan, Fukushima, Tibet, and more. He is also very inspiring.
When a layover in Lima, Peru appeared on my itinerary, turning that into a trip to finally see Machu Picchu was an absolute must. The biggest challenge was that I had no clue how to get there. I’d heard of hiking the Inca Trail over the course of four days with an arrival through the Sun Gate, and while it sounded like an incredible adventure, I didn’t have the time or the equipment to execute that. What I had was 3 days, nothing planned, and an insatiable desire to see it all. Here are my tips on how to visit the beautiful land of the Incas