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Rain over chacra

Inca Land

January 27th 2012
Four stones extended from an ancient terrace wall. Together, they formed a staircase between chacras (corn fields). I sat on the middle stone, my back to the wall, my feet dangling over a murmuring brook. I poured through a history on the Inca. The sun shimmered through the fruit tree above, speckling the pages of my book with the shadows of leaves dancing in the wind. The book captivated my imagi ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Ollantaytambo

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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