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Cabezas Clavas

Which used to line the main temple building at Chavin.
Huaraz and Huanchaco

September 3rd 2007
Huaraz is located about 400km north of Lima, in a large valley in between the Cordillera Negra and Cordillera Blanca mountain ranges. The largest mountain in Peru, Mt. Huascaran (6768m!), is nearby in the Cordillera Blanca, and there's dozens of other peaks of almost as impressive size. Thus, this area is the hiking capital of Peru. On that information alone I headed up into the mountains from ... 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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