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Q´enqo The Hike

It is time to go to Q´enqo. The best way to do it is by hiking, of course (the most popular way though is taking the City Tour with a travel agency), and you may want to get Sacsayhuaman first. … Continue reading

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Q´enqo the Unknown

Whether you visit Q´enqo with a travel agency or by yourself, it is more likely you will just see what I have already shown in my former post, Q´enqo Stairway to Three Worlds. Archaeologically speaking, this area is known as … Continue reading

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Q´enqo Stairway to Three Worlds

After exploring the best and most impressive site nearby city of Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, we continue visiting other archaeological sites. Q´enqo is an intriguing site. It might have been an Inca shrine where ritual ceremonies were performed in solstice and equinox … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice at Q´enqo

I came back to Q´enqo archaeological site this morning, june 21st, as I did last year. Like other people, my purpose was to wait for the sun at the beginning of the winter solstice. It is said that the sunrays … Continue reading

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Q´enqo, Wanakaure, and Killarumiyuq

Wow, next Tuesday 21st my blog turns one year. In addition, another reason to celebrate in this month is Cusco´s anniversary with the main feast of Inti Raymi on 24th as well as the Qoyllur Riti festival from 19 to … Continue reading

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Qenqo Solstice

A Shaman Told Me: A shaman told me that a group of them would gather today at Q´enqo, one of the archaeological sites near Sacsayhuaman, very early in the morning in order to worship the Sun God. In the southern … Continue reading

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