Festivals of Cuzco April 5th 2013 Celebration Time Is Here!
An intoxicating swirl of color-drenched costumes, traditional dances, and wild masks characterize the many indigenous celebrations in Cuzco. Equally impressive are the solemn Catholic holidays, and best of all are the celebrations that blend the two cultures. I was in magical Cuzco from March to July for lots of colorful festivities and the tasty street treats that accom ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco 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
I´m a one-way ticket, slow traveler, relishing the freedom of the open road and trusting serendipity to guide my journey. When I was younger, I used to travel for a year at a time. Then a few years ago, I roamed Europe and North Africa for three and a half years and liked that even better.
On August 1st, 2010, I left my peaceful Mission Canyon paradise in Santa Barbara's mellow summer and emerged from a couple of planes a day and a world later in the teeming, sub-zero streets of Buenos Aires´winter. Now, with the Andes, Amazon and Galapagos between here and home, will three years be enou... full info