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Sacred Valley

Sacred Valley, Peru --- January 21 - 23, 2012

April 18th 2012
The Sacred Valley stretches north from Cusco for about 180 km and lies at a lower altitude making for a milder climate. The valley has a bit of everything snow covered peaks, Inca terrace everywhere, visible Inca trails, flat plains for grazing sheep, rolling landscapes, raging rivers, and good hotels in places you would never find without a guide. We stopped at Ollantaytambo, an Inca commun ... 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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