Weeks 14 & 15 - Cuzco, Nazca and Lima May 25th 2010 And so the final blog for South America.
Cusco - The Inca capital.
Will and I had a couple of days in town before heading off to the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu. Cusco is a great place to chill out - the food was the best we had since Argentina!! We went to one cafe (Jacks) 5 times for the great bacon & eggs!! We wandered around the town for a couple of days - its very ... read more
South America » Peru 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