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So you think you know potatoes? Think again!

Most people think of a potato as a lowly, common veg. Not even a veg, really, but a starch. An empty palate, a potato tastes bland on its own, and most people think of a spud only in its boiled, mashed, fried or french-fried forms. 2,081 more words


Peru Sacred Valley - Chinchero & Ollantaytambo

Lima was nice, but our true goal was Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. The Sacred Valley is a valley in the Andes where the Inca once reigned. 570 more words


Solbit has problems with Ollantaytambo

Dear Nicalai,

Ollantaytambo.  You just try to say that with the proper Spanish pronunciation, and you’ll understand my problem.  I just can’t say it right.  530 more words


Advice for visiting Inca ruins: Bring a good map on your hike to Pumamarca

Sometimes we can sense problems appearing on the horizon. So it went with our hike to the Pumamarca ruins, but don’t worry, there’s a happy ending. 471 more words


Advice for visiting Inca ruins: Bring along a great guidebook to Ollantaytambo

After two full days at Machu Picchu, we took the train to Ollantaytambo (often called “Ollanta”). We had read advice (somewhere?) to pick up a good guidebook since the information in it was what the guides would tell us anyway. 328 more words


Did A Technologically Advanced Civilization Predate The Ancient Inca?

Source: Ancient-Code.com
August 1, 2016

Is it possible that prior to the rise of the ancient Inca, a technologically advanced civilization existed in modern-day Peru? 765 more words