Ollantaytambo – The town and an Inca archaeological site in the Sacred Valley

During the Inca Empire, Ollantaytambo was the royal estate of Emperor Pachacuti, who conquered Advertisements

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Nazca Lines – The group of very large geoglyphs in Nazca

The lines created between 500 BCE and 500 CE. Most lines run straight across the landscape, but there are also figurative designs of animals and plants, made up of lines. The individual figurative geoglyph designs measure between 0.4 and 1.1 km across. The lines are typically 10 to 15 cm deep. They were made by removing the […]

“Oasis of America”- The Peruvian Desert Oasis in Huacachina

Huacachina is built around a small natural desert lake. Legend holds that the lagoon was created when a beautiful native princess removed her clothes to bathe, but after looking in a mirror she saw a male hunter approaching her from behind. Startled at the intrusion, she fled the area leaving behind her mirror which turned into a […]