First Impressions January 20th 2012 To be fair, neither my words nor my picutures will ever come close to capturing the beauty of Ollanta. Even as I experience it, I cannot grasp it. What follows is thus an endeavor in futility. These are my first impressions.
Every morning I awake to the song of birds and the smell of a wood stove. Sun light beams through my window and beckens me to my feet. The balcony is aglow with early morni ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Ollantaytambo 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