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The “Don” holding a speech in front of the school children  
   

The “Don” holding a speech in front of the school children

He is quite keen to encourage tourism in the region and wants them to clean up one of the sites. In his life he has been a tour guide fro Kuélap, head of the local tourism bureau, is a hotel owner, runs a tour agency and has a farm.
6 days, 30 hours trekking, one shower and one unlucky guinea pig

May 12th 2006
The Chachapoya culture and people were in the region for thousands of years before they were conquered (like the rest of South America) first by the Incas and then shortly after by the Spanish. It is thought that the Kuélap fortress was inhabited for over 2000 (possibly 3000) years. They were great warriors as they constantly had internal conflicts and were later used by the Incas as a kind of S ... read more
South America » Peru » Amazonas » Chachapoyas

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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