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Qeswachaka Inca Rope Bridge
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities TinTinTinTin October 20, 2018 14   0   1   0   0  

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In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, the last remaining traditional Inca rope bridge, let it fall into the Apurimac river below and then rebuilt it by hand in a 3-day ceremony...
Puer's most visited protected natural areas 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower April 04, 2018 260   0   1   0   0  
PromPeru, the Commission for the Promotion of Peruvian Exports and Tourism, just recently published the visitor numbers of protected natural areas in Peru in 2017 based on data provided by the National Service of Protected Natural Areas (SERNANP).
Vinicunca, also known as the Rainbow Mountain, Montaña de Siete Colores (Mountain of Seven Colors) or Montaña de Colores (Mountain of Colors, is located 140 km (85 miles) southeast of Cusco and offers a great hike with stunning views through the Andes sce
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower April 01, 2018 443   1   1   0   0  
Probably one of the most stunning and beautiful geological occurrences in the world can be viewed at the Rainbow Mountain which is part of the Ausangate mountains high in the Andes about 140 km (85 miles) southeast of Cusco.
The funerary towers of Sillustani sit on top of a hill overlooking Lake Umayo near Puno, Peru.
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower December 06, 2017 783   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.
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 November 29, 2017 553   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 October 10, 2017 1539   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 September 05, 2017 1091   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....
Traditional rebuilding of the Q’eswachaka Bridge
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower May 19, 2017 1097   1   8   0   0  
In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, the last remaining traditional Inca rope bridge, let it fall into the Apurimac river below and then rebuilt it by hand in a 3-day ceremony...
The Sarcophagi of Karajia in northern Peru
Travel Destination SunflowerSunflower March 21, 2017 1289   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 March 05, 2017 1197   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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