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Typical shopping courtyard in Cusco  
   

Typical shopping courtyard in Cusco

Cusco to Arequipa

September 27th 2007
Blog 25 September - Cusco to Arequipa The day after we finished the Inca Trail we were off on a tour of the Sacred Valley. Unfortunately, Rachel was not well but she struggled along. We visited SaqsyWaman ruins which are in the shape of a puma head. We saw a natural slide which was used in Incan times and we all had a go. We also walked through a little tunnel in the ruins, in complete blackness ... read more
South America » Peru » Ica » Nazca » Nazca Lines

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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