Arrival in Peru! May 11th 2011 What an amazing first two weeks in Peru!
I arrived in Peru early on Easter Sunday morning and spent the first week slowly making my way down the northern coastline visiting some nice little towns and the many archeaological sites along the way. First up was the city of Chiclayo where the main attraction was "El Señor de Sipan" an extremely well preserved skeleton dating from around the 6th ce ... read more
South America » Peru » Trujillo 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