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Another view of the packed Plaza de Armas  
   

Another view of the packed Plaza de Armas

Sacsayhuaman and the Corpus Christi Festival

June 19th 2014
On our last morning in Peru, we slept in and took our time repacking suitcases for the trip home. After breakfast and checkout, we stored our luggage with the hotel and headed out on foot to visit Sacsayhuaman (for pronunciation imagine a drunk slurring the words “sexy woman”). As we walked out of the hotel it was clear there was something going on. The streets, which had previously been full ... 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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23rd June 2015

Plaza de Armas
What a fantastic view of Cusco during Corpus Christi. The Spanish conquistadors would have been proud!

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