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Peru-Cusco

February 9th 2014
I arrived in Cusco on the day of New Year's Eve and ended up staying for a duration of two weeks. The place had a kind of hidden magic to it and as I was guided through the Sacred Valley (where the camera died on me, sorry) this magic became increasingly palpable. I was introduced to the world of the Incas and learnt of their advanced agricultural systems, diligent astronomical observations, pract ... read more
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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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