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Historic Findings: Cities of the Americas 2ADBC

Recent discoveries have emerged out of the Pre-Colombian city of Chan Chan. The city used to be the capital of the Kingdom of Chimor before the Incans overran them and has coughed up four wood sculptures. 433 more words

History

Peru Trip

For the first two weeks of October, my husband and I had a blast visiting Andes and remains of the ancient Inca civilization in and around Cusco, Peru: Stunning landscapes, magical lush valleys and foggy mountains, mind blowing stone work and engineering, delicious fresh food, colourful handicrafts, soothing music and of course a lot of history! 403 more words

Travel

The highest lake in the world

I feel the cool breeze as I wake up in the middle of the night, tucked in layer upon layer of blankets. I smell the marshy smell of the lake and hear the first ducks beginning to chirp. 812 more words

Travel

Peru and the Inka Trail: Part 2 - Cusco

After several days exploring the coast and desert areas of Peru we took a flight to the city of Cusco, up in the Andes mountains to the East. 1,163 more words

Elsewhere

Cusco and Machu Picchu

When I arrived in Cusco I was exhausted, by the time I got into my room I hadn’t sleep for 36 hours so as you can imagine I slept! 777 more words

Destinations

Mama Sara: Peruvian Maize

by Stephen Smith (Unega Waya)

My dad and I with Mrs. Paulina and her Sara Wasi (House of Corn) street store and corn display in Cuzco, Peru. 3,011 more words

Taking on Peru with students

See the below video which I think does justice to our hike on the Quarry trek in Peru.