FIRST STOP-PERU March 24th 2009 We landed in Lima Peru and visited the Hererra museum which has many Pre-Colombian artifacts including teh Incas.
The we board a commercial airline, National Peru, to Cusco. We ae staying at the beautiful Hotel Monasterio which was a monastery converted to a Resort. We vist Saxywoman which is an ancient Incan ruin, On the way, we have a beautful vista of the city as well as posing with Llamas.
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South America » Peru » Cusco » Machu Picchu 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