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On the trail of the ancient Inca civilization

May 10th 2012
" If you are travelling Chile David then you must cross into Peru and visit Machu Picchu" said my aunt Judith during our annual family Christmas get together. "why?" "because I never had the opportunity to go there and now I am too old to do so" she replied. "you must go on my behalf and report back" So there it was. My aunts word is the law and that was why I found myself up at stupid o' ... 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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