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One of the cool things about the Incan Ruins in this area is that from above the construction was done in a way that it each one looks like and Incan constellation. David says that Peru is considering rebranding the trail as the Milky Way Trail because the design of the ruins follow the constellations from (east to west?) one side to the other in the same order as the constellations of the Milky Way.
Day 02: Wayllabamba to Pacamayo (12km)

October 25th 2014
Geo: -12.8167, -72.7833It's not the distance, it's the elevation.I didn't have time or facilities to blog from the trail, which is kind of a shame because I'm sure I've forgotten so much. In a way though, I'm sure it is good to forget some things like the way you feel when you are gasping for breath and staring straight up a mountain trail that looks like it has no end. ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » La Convención » Quillabamba

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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Tot: 2.286s; Tpl: 0.031s; cc: 8; qc: 35; dbt: 0.036s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb