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The 'twelve-angle stone' that was part of the Inca Roca palace  

The 'twelve-angle stone' that was part of the Inca Roca palace

Off to the Inca Trail soon...

September 28th 2007
Last day in Cusco today. Am feeling pretty sick (sore throat and coughing), so cancelled the rafting trip I had signed up for and went to a bunch of museums instead. The ones you can visit which come with the Tourist Ticket are all very small and not too well looked after, except maybe for the one at Qoricancha, which showed some deformed sculls---apparently it was a sign of prestige to have an ... read more
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Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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