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Collection of old Peru Documentaries (1936 to 1949)
History of Peru TinTinTinTin Updated August 26, 2019 3532   8   1   0   0  
We managed to get our hands on a few beautiful rare documentaries and amateur films about Peru, its people, key cities, selected sites of archaeological importance and customs. The selected material is dated between 1936 and 1949. As you can imagine the film equipment in some of the earlier pieces was very basic and the quality is accordingly. Still...
History of Peruvian Archaeology
History of Peru TinTinTinTin Updated July 27, 2019 6196   1   1   0   0  
The story of the origins and development of Peruvian archaeology begins with the earliest Spanish contact in 1524, and continues through the Colonial and Independence periods, leading at the close of the Early Republican period in 1900 to the emergence of the discipline of archaeology. It is to these three periods of time, spanning approximately 400 years, that we...
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Peru Information TinTinTinTin Updated October 12, 2018 16366   5   1   0   0  
Peru, the richest country in the world, invites us to discover that being rich isn’t about having the most; it’s about experiencing the most unforgettable moments. And these experiences begin on a trip to Peru, a place where the diversity and authenticity of the culture, nature and food hold the essence of life itself.
The funerary towers of Sillustani sit on top of a hill overlooking Lake Umayo near Puno, Peru.
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated December 06, 2017 2406   0   8   0   0  
Sitting proudly atop a hill overlooking Lake Umayo about 35 km (20 miles) from Puno in southern Peru, the Chullpas de Sillustani are above ground tower-like tombs built by the pre-Incan Qulla culture.
The ancient Huaca Pucllana in Miraflores, Lima surrounded by modern residences; photo: AP
Editors' Opinion SunflowerSunflower Updated October 09, 2018 1732   2   14   0   0  
Thousands of years before the Spanish conquerors arrived in South America, what we know today as Peru was inhabited by numerous highly advanced cultures that over time built impressive structures, settlements, road networks, irrigation channels and much more amazing us to this day with their complex skills in construction, agriculture and arts, their culture and social structures. ...
Kuelap, built by the Chachapoyas culture and often named the lost or walled city, received the National Geographic Traveler Reader Award Best Overseas Attraction 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated November 29, 2017 1233   0   1   0   0  
For years visiting Machu Picchu was the main reason most travelers came to Peru. Slowly, but surely this is changing and other gems the country has to offer gain popularity and international recognition. One of them is the walled city of Kuelap.
The archaeological complex of Gran Pajaten consists of at least 26 beautifully decorated circular stone buildings
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated October 11, 2017 9296   0   11   0   0  
Gran Pajaten is an archaeological site in the Andean jungle of northern Peru built around 200BC by the Chachapoya culture, the most important pre-Colombian civilization in the area of the time.
Acllahuasi, the House of the chosen women, also known as Mamacona in Pachacamac was built by the Incas; photo: pachacamac.cultura.pe
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated October 09, 2018 3370   1   11   0   0  
The history of Lima and the population of the surrounding area did not only begin with the foundation of the colonial city by Francisco Pizarro in 1535. Actually, the area of today’s city and province of Lima was inhabited many thousands of years before that by numerous different, highly advanced pre-Hispanic cultures that left us impressive settlements and constructions....
The Sarcophagi of Karajia in northern Peru
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated June 24, 2019 8649   1   6   0   0  
Long before the Incas, the culture that today is associated with Peru like no other, even emerged, numerous other highly advanced civilizations inhabited the Peruvian coastal areas, the highlands and the jungle for thousands of years and left us an impressive heritage. One of these amazing societies is the Chachapoyas culture.
The ancient city of Kuelap in northern Peru is one of the most significant archaeological sites in the country
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower Updated June 24, 2019 12272   1   10   0   0  
While most visitors coming to Peru choose to take the classic travel route covering the southern and south-eastern part of the country including the Nazca lines, Arequipa / Colca Valley, Puno / Lake Titicaca and Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley, northern and north-eastern Peru is sadly often skipped.
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