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Highly defensible

The village of Ankasmarka is high on a narrow ridge, overlooking two valleys. It would be impossible to approach the place without being seen. Why the Inca didn't use the location is a mystery, but there are no examples of Inca architecture at the site. Everything is very pre-Inca.
COVID in Cusco: Week 18

July 18th 2020
Sunday, 12 July, 2020 Day 123 of Covid in Cusco The stats, the numbers, everything just keeps going up. How many cases of Covid in Cusco, in Peru, in the world? How many people have died? How many people have lost their jobs? How many people have slipped back below the poverty line after recently working their way out of poverty? How long have we been dealing with this virus? Are there any numbe ... 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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