Posts tagged "Inca"

Descendants of the Incas work to preserve their culture

Descendants of the Incas work to preserve their culture
Earlier this month, I was in Aguascalientes, or Machu Picchu village, a town set below this Incan wonder of the world. I was having dinner with my husband and seated outside at a restaurant on a narrow uphill street. The next day we would go up to Machu Picchu. You have to hike 2.5 miles... Read more »

Finding gold in Peru

It was Francisco Pizarro who conquered the Incas in what is now modern-day Peru. The were less than 200 Spaniards, some on horse and others by foot, and they captured the Inca leader Atahualpa, who had an army of thousands, and the rest is history. There have been many legends about Incan riches glamorized and... Read more »