Lares trek and machu pitchu August 7th 2012 Hi everyone!
So about a week since I last blogged - apologies I wrote 2nd of September on it meaning August!
Anyway so day after my meeting I went on a trip to the sacred valley and ollyuntambo. The valley was made up of lots of inka ruins - houses, terraces ect and also over 5000 tombs built into a mountain wall! We then moved to ollyuntambo which had a huge inca ruin at the back which we c ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco 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