The “Don” holding a speech in front of the school children
He is quite keen to encourage tourism in the region and wants them to clean up one of the sites.
In his life he has been a tour guide fro Kuélap, head of the local tourism bureau, is a hotel owner, runs a tour agency and has a farm.
6 days, 30 hours trekking, one shower and one unlucky guinea pig May 12th 2006 The Chachapoya culture and people were in the region for thousands of years before they were conquered (like the rest of South America) first by the Incas and then shortly after by the Spanish. It is thought that the Kuélap fortress was inhabited for over 2000 (possibly 3000) years.
They were great warriors as they constantly had internal conflicts and were later used by the Incas as a kind of S ... read more
South America » Peru » Amazonas » Chachapoyas 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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30 May 2008: I'm going travelling again. This time its to Africa, middle east, Europe and Thailand. Expect to see lots more activity on this blog in the next few months. I'm leaving Oz on the 17 June. Am excited :)
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