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Saqsaywaman: Well what else would they call it?
Cusco, the Sacred Valley and the Machu Picchu dilemma

January 23rd 2007
Firstly, quick viewing tip for this one. As there are so many pictures, we would suggest clicking a picture to bring it up in a seperate window, and flicking through the pictures as you read the text seperatly. So on with the entry....... We arrived in Cusco - one of the main destinations on everyone┬┤s South American itinery. Sadly we soon discovered that this is exactly what the old Inka capita ... 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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