This area is still in the relatively early days of conservation and I'm sure the budget is pretty limited, given the other more pressing problems facing the governments. Bits and pieces from the burial ground work their way to the surface all the time. Walking by you can easily see hand woven cotton cloth, hanks of hair and even bones lying in the open.
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