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Linda with a bowl of the variety of corn  
   

Linda with a bowl of the variety of corn

The Incas were experts in hybridization and experimentation producing many variations of corn, potatoes, and other crops.
Cusco and Sexy Woman

May 2nd 2014
2 May 2014 Friday. Lima was ok, but we were really looking forward to traveling through the heart of the Inca Empire, and its capital Cusco. The morning was spent flying from Lima to Cusco. We checked into our hotel with enough time for a light lunch (see picture of Linda with her chicha morala drink...by now her favorite...made of purple corn) before the tour started at 1:30 pm. First a wor ... 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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11th May 2014

Off to a grand start!
Wow, you really covered a lot of ground in your time there. Interesting that the guides all had different accounts, which I have to say is a bit bizarre--rather like our experience here in La Paz, eh? That frothy chicha morada is the yummiest I've ever seen--I want one! Glad you enjoyed your time in one of my favorite cities!

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