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Iron House and other mansions in Iquitos

Iquitos has a beautiful architecture that you should know. Continue reading

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Cusco Cathedral at Dawn

The Cathedral in Cusco looks like a dark silhouette at around 5:30 am. To increase the drama of this scene, the sky is filled with gray clouds…a little eerie for me.

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The Flag of the Sky

The rainbow was another deity for the Incas like the Sun and the Moon. It may have given them the touch of peace after a pouring rain (lightning and thunder included) and its beautiful colors might present the sky as a … Continue reading

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Impressive Snow Capped Mountain

It is ironic. The pilot has already warned all the passengers to turn off all electronic devices because the plane is about to land at the Velasco Astete airport in Cusco. Just at that moment, the horizon gives you the … Continue reading

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Cantuta: flower of the Incas

I was told that the cantuta, qantu or ccantu was regarded as a sacred flower in Inca times and it was used to worship their Sun God. Even today, some indigenous communities gather this flower to show respect and devotion to … Continue reading

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Sacsayhuaman: The Hike in Pics

I have already told you how to get Sacsayhuaman. But now I will do it better with a way up and a way down with some attractions you should not miss. By the way, a map is at the bottom. … Continue reading

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Sacsayhuaman: Unexpected Pics

On Friday I hiked to Sacsayhuaman in order to start my training as well as to check out some information for an upcoming post. It was a sunny day when I reached  this archaeological site at six o´c lock and … Continue reading

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