This week is the one hundredth anniversary of the “rediscovery” of Machu Picchu (the issue of “discovery” or “rediscovery” in itself can make for a great classroom discussion).

This week’s date, combined with Machu Picchu being number one on my “bucket list” made me decide to pull together a quick “The Best…” list.

Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About Machu Picchu:

The Incan Trail to Machu Picchu is a New York Times slideshow.

Here’s an excellent “talking story” about Machu Picchu.

Check out this panorama of the site.

In Pictures: Celebrating Machu Picchu’s rediscovery comes from the BBC and shows images from 100 years ago.

Here’s a TIME Magazine slideshow.

Scientific American also has a slideshow.

National Geographic has an exhaustive feature, including a good slideshow.

Here’s a National Geographic video:

Here’s a BBC video:

Machu Picchu: The world’s highest resolution image released is from The Telegraph.

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