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The Lost City

CUSCO | PERU

OCTOBER 2014

BUILT AT THE HEIGHT OF THE MIGHTY INCA EMPIRE AND ABANDONED ONLY A CENTURY LATER, PERU’S LOST CITY REMAINED FORGOTTEN  BY THE OUTSIDE WORLD UNTIL IT’S REDISCOVERY IN 1911. 2,767 more words

Saqsayhuaman: Mysteriously perfect

Full of intrigue.. Who built it? What exactly did they do here? And who were THEY?

Saqsayhuaman is HUGE and dominates the northern hillside of Cusco alongside the Christo Blanco.  674 more words

Travel

Ruins of Cusco [Loz's Travels]

Today we enlisted the help of two entrepreneurial taxi drivers who offered to take us around some of the infamous Inca ruins surrounding Cusco. At first they put forth to take us by means of horse however on immediate realisation that I hated horses, we opted for the marginally safer and somehow dramatically less smooth ride by car. 426 more words

Blog

Special-edition beer inspired partly by Vanderbilt archaeology debuts in Chicago

Original Article:

news.vanderbilt.edu

by Liz Entman | Feb. 24,2016

After a long, dusty day excavating an archaeological site, nothing quite hits the spot like a frosty beverage. 394 more words

BLOG: Fund for Teachers and the Inca Empire

Thanks to a generous grant from Fund for Teachers, I’ll be spending the better part of the summer researching and producing an extensive set of lessons on the history and legacy of one of the world’s great civilizations – the Inca Empire.

Lesson Plan