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Bridge of sighs, Lima  
   

Bridge of sighs, Lima

More photos to catch up

April 22nd 2015
These are from the last few weeks in Huancayo, very high in the Andes. We had an underground BBQ called a Pachamanca, where rocks are heated over a fire, then collapsed and meat, potatoes, tamales, and vegetables are buried in the hot rocks for an hour. We went on a hike to Huaytapallana, at more than 5000 meters. I found I couldn't breathe, my chest would not expand. Like I was tied tightly, but ... read more
South America » Peru

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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