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Huaca Pucllana ruins at night  
   

Huaca Pucllana ruins at night

Barranco

January 4th 2010
Today we wanted to go to some ruins, but they were closed so we ended up going to Barranco, which is a district just a little bit south (3-4 km) of Miraflores where we are. Adam's dad was feeling better and decided to join us. The five of us squeezed into a taxi. When we got there we walked around for a bit, and then went to the Museum of Electricity. It was small, but had some cool stuff in ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Barranco

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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