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Meeting the Moche

December 28th 2010
We've all heard of the Inca society and know about the Spanish invading this part of the world but there were impressive pyramid building societies throughout Peru long before the Inca. We visited a fantastic museum today and a couple of Moche archaeological sites where gold, jewels and intrigue to match Egypt's pyramids continue to be uncovered. The pyramids are constructed of mud brick and adobe ... read more
South America » Peru » Lambayeque » Chiclayo

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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