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Chinchero Village outside Cusco

March 15th 2011
Whilst we were in Cusco we decided to take a day trip (independently done) to Chinchero which is 40 minutes north of Cusco by local bus. The reason we wanted to go there was for the market and the Inca site just outside the village. What we didn't expect was a "childrens carnival", which in fact was going on in all the towns that day. The ambiance was incredible, teams from other districts danced ... 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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