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East gate to Cusco on the Inca Trail  
   

East gate to Cusco on the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail was 5000 km long, linking the Empire from northern Chile and Argentina through Bolivia and Peru to Ecuador. Every 20 kilometers or so there were rest stations (tambos) for the couriers who ran to deliver messages. Messages could also be passed visually using highly polished silver plates.
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
South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco » Cusco

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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