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Mar 25, 2014

Cuyuni Tour: Trip to the Andes

Perched in the remote Andes outside of Cuzco is a small potato-farming village known amongst locals as Cuyuni. Isolated by rugged surrounding terrain, this small indigenous community of less than 200 inhabitants very easily could have disappeared as countless other Andean villages have in the past. However, the people of... Read More ›

Mar 22, 2014

Inti Raymi – “The Festival of the Sun”

Parade, festival, religious ceremony, historical reenactment, an echo of Inca mythology, and one big gigantic party; Inti Raymi is the embodiment of a city, a people, and the tangible evidence of their thriving culture in the 21st century. In honor and worship of the Incan sun god Apu Inti Tayta,... Read More ›