Quick Notes on the Way to Cusco June 20th 2009 I'm back in the airport. It's 4:22 and I've been up for about two hours now. Needless to say I didn't get much sleep, but in about three hours I'll be in the Inca capital of Cusco. I have been extremely lazt the last couple of days and last night discovered why. I've come down with a pretty nasty little cold -- sore throat, congestion and some sneezy, and feeling really tired.
I'm a little bett ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Lima 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