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    Mitty Alternate Ending

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    “Hurry up Walter, you are always staring off into space!” “You're always trying to rush me, just take your time and relax honey.” Mitty replied as he watched his last cigarette go up into smoke as the rain kept pouring. “We have to hurry and get home, we need to pack for the trip to Machu Picchu remember?” said Mrs. Mitty. Beforehand, the Mitty's lived a very quiet and normal life in the calm atmosphere of Waterbury, Connecticut. Walter has always had a tendency to “daze-off” during the day, but he never considered it as “dazing off”. He actually saw it as dreaming but with his eyes open. As they made their way back home, Walter remembered about his last daydream, which was about a clever escape. Mrs. Mitty commented, “Ok Walter we should get some rest. I can’t wait for tomorrow! How do you think the mountains will be, stunning?”. Walter was pleased to see his wife’s excitement, because he never enjoyed his dull life, he wished to have something more ‘abnormal’. The sun rises as morning begins, and Mr.Mitty is filled with determination to explore the world. “Rise and shine Marcela, we can’t be late for our plane!” Walter says waking up his wife. Realizing what Walter said, Marcela springs up to swiftly finish her morning routine. About an hour later, hey arrive to the airport boarding Flight 204. “I hope I get the window seat this time” Mr. Mitty thought to himself. They were around five hours into their flight, Walter was becoming bored, so he gazed out of the window at…

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    Machu Picchu

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    10 Things to Do and See in Peru If you have not visited Peru, you should make you next destination. Peru is a country in South America where the world famous ancient city, Machu Picchu is found. It’s also home to the Amazon rain forest and sacred Valley all of which makes Peru one of the most popular tourist destination in world. It comes as no surprise that tourism in this country is one of the largest industries and the most rapidly growing. The main focus is areas such as; ecotourism,…

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    Sagrado De Los Incas

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    In a region that is tucked down in between the Andes Mountains in Peru, extends between the towns of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, and runs alongside the Vilcanota River, lies the Sacred Valley. The Sacred Valley has come to be a popular destination for tourism in Peru, promoting tours, hikes, and lots of photography. This province is perhaps most famous for its breathtaking geography that simultaneously surrounds its rich history and the present-day lives of the native people who called the Sacred…

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    to get to the point on how endangered languages really go into extinction. Rymer said that ‘’Languages follow power. In an increasingly globalized and homogenized era, languages that dominate world communication and commerce jump geopolitical borders and geographical boundaries, pushing smaller languages toward extinction.’’ Quechua is an indigenous language that is spoken by millions of people in the Andean region of South America. It is currently spoken in 6 countries: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia,…

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    HIST 151 / Unit 5 VFT Machu picchu History Machu Picchu which is called Old mountain is 7,875 ft is located in Urubamba Valley in Peru ( northwest coast of Cusco) and also called "The Lost City of the Incas" It symbolizes the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu are assembled around AD 1400 but it became famous for tourist in 1911 because of the American historian Hiram Bingham. In this history, Machu Picchu was asserted a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary in 1981 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site…

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    Machu Picchu Analysis

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    knowledge and understanding were obtained regarding both the present and past of Peru as well as brought together science and the nation (Hall 2012). We must, therefore, not simply recognize Machu Picchu as a “lost city” containing historical significance, but a lost city that was ultimately discovered through means of a “scientific discovery.” Because of the scientific collecting practices of Machu Picchu, the site has become a historical sanctuary, allowing both the public and archaeological…

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    I’m part of one of the biggest groups that conform this country, I am an immigrant, I came to this country 4 years ago, at 2011 from Peru, but I was born in Argentina, sorry if I have a lot of misspellings. The way those countries taught me their national history is very different from the way Dr. Klein is teaching us about US history, I’ve never been in college in one of those countries so I will talk about the way teachers from middle school and high school taught me about national history and…

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    the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. E. In 1532, the Spanish discovered the Inca empire. Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador, found them while searching for gold. They kidnapped the Inca ruler Atahualpa and held him for ransom. The Incas gave him gold and silver to fill a room in the palace up to the height of a man. However, the Spanish executed him. F. In 1569, the Spanish utterly defeated the Inca empire. Many Peruvians still speak Quechua the language of the Incas. G. Simon Bolivar…

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    Immigrant Child Essay

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    He was completely immersed in the Chinese culture and felt like he belonged. This play was important to me because even though Benjamin is fully American, he identified as a Chinese-American. He accepted his two cultural upbringings. I related to this passage with my own experiences walking through Lima, Peru. I remember as I walked down Miraflores, I was drowned in multiple vendors trying to catch my attention. Turning the corner of each street, I caught a new scent of pure Peruvian food. I…

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    Machu Picchu Essay

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    that resides in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. The ancient city was built in the age of the Incan Empire in the 15th Century. Since then it has been abandoned until modern times. Formations spread across the ancient city play a peculiar role on astronomical alignment whiett it\s former use remains unknown. Machu +- Picchu is also translated to "Old Peak" or "Old Hill" which can give some insight it\ s location. i,.JO,.J.. r-D ,,..uf' u"f>t. rw The Incas…

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