Cusco and the Inca trail June 7th 2008 first day in Cusco..........
Wandered around the Plaza de Armas, very pretty and all very well maintained - a pleasant change from Bolivia, though a little touristy. Decided to take it easy and save the sightseeing 'til Rob arrived the next day. Settled into an afternoon of scrabble and papaya smoothies in a little bar called 'Los Perros', complete with its own little puppy.
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South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco 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