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21. Lake Titicaca, Cusco & Machu Picchu

I crossed over into Peru by the shores of the great Lake Titicaca, finally ending in beautiful Cusco. After a few days relaxation I ticked off another bucket list item – the ancient city of Machu Picchu. 1,057 more words

48 hours in lake titicaca

If there’s one sunset worth trekking far for, chase the sun as it settles behind the mountains that hug the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest lake in the world. 539 more words

Travel

Inca Influence in Arequipa's Churches

There are several beautiful churches Arequipa, and a close inspection shows the strength of Inca culture in Peru.  288 more words

Travel

18 days in South America – Tips to scaling Machu Picchu

Besides taking a historical guided tour within the Machu Picchu Citadel, one of the other popular activities to do in this UNESCO World Heritage Site is to hike up to the submit of Machu Picchu and/or Huayna Picchu. 540 more words

Globetrotting

Inca Art

The art of the Inca civilization of Peru (c. 1425-1532 CE) produced some of the finest works ever crafted in the ancient Americas. Inca art is best seen in highly polished metalwork, ceramics, and, above all, textiles, with the last being considered the most prestigious by the Incas themselves. 111 more words

Art

The Origin Of The 'Chullo': A Story Of Class And Tradition

The chullo is a peruvian garment,an ancestral symbol of the andean culture, made by the ancient peruvians to protect themselves from the extreme cold in the Andean high places. 412 more words

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