We saw several bone fragments just lying near the path at Pachacamac. Our guide said that until recently you could visit and just take whatever you wanted. Nudge a pile of sand with your foot and you were likely to find bones, fabric, pottery, tools, seashells... almost anything that the past residents left behind.
Last day in Lima October 30th 2014 Geo: -12.0432, -77.0282We decided to get a tour guide for our final day. We wanted to see some of the city's major cultural sites and, for $160US we were able to hire a car and guide from Lima Cabs for the bulk of the day. Originally, Mike had wanted to make arrangements to try and go fishing for a day since this is a coastal city, but we were surprised to find very few recreational or ... read more
South America » Peru » Lima 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