Guide to Hiking the Inca Trail: Tips and Packing List | Traveling Spud #Peru #MachuPicchu

Guide to Hiking the Inca Trail: Tips and Packing List

Guide to Hiking the Inca Trail: Tips and Packing List | Traveling Spud #Peru #MachuPicchu

A Guide To Hiking The Inca Trail: Tips & Packing List

A Guide To Hiking The Inca Trail: Tips & Packing List

Ruins of Ollantaytambo (called by locals Ollanta) is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas near Cuzco in the Southern Sierra region of Peru. This is where the Incas retreated after the Spanish took Cuzco. Much of the town is laid out in the same way as it was in Inca times.

Ruins of Ollantaytambo (called by locals Ollanta) is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas near Cuzco in the Southern Sierra region of Peru. This is where the Incas retreated after the Spanish took Cuzco. Much of the town is laid out in the same way as it was in Inca times.

This girl was a sacrifice, over 500 years ago, in the Inca Empire. These are the photos from the expedition that found her. Courtesy of National Geographic.

This girl was a sacrifice, over 500 years ago, in the Inca Empire. These are the photos from the expedition that found her. Courtesy of National Geographic.

The Inca Empire for Kids - The Incredible IncasInca Empire for Kids from Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page. Everything you need to teach an Inca unit. Tons of cool info for kids, and a ready-to-go unit for teachers. There are a lot more like this on Mr. Donn's site so check it out! Going in Ancient History & Archaeology.

The Inca Empire for Kids - The Incredible IncasInca Empire for Kids from Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page. Everything you need to teach an Inca unit. Tons of cool info for kids, and a ready-to-go unit for teachers. There are a lot more like this on Mr. Donn's site so check it out! Going in Ancient History & Archaeology.

There were three major indigenous groups that created great civilizations in the New World: One was found in central Mexico, another in southern Mexico/Northern Central America, and the last in much of western South America. The Mexica or Aztec, the Mayan, and the Inca are represented and corresponding maps show us where they resided prior to Spanish contact.  MexicanConnexionforTile.com ] #culture #Talavera #Mexican

There were three major indigenous groups that created great civilizations in the New World: One was found in central Mexico, another in southern Mexico/Northern Central America, and the last in much of western South America. The Mexica or Aztec, the Mayan, and the Inca are represented and corresponding maps show us where they resided prior to Spanish contact. MexicanConnexionforTile.com ] #culture #Talavera #Mexican

Ollantaytambo The Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: Araqama Ayllu, the religious and worship zone, and Qosqo Ayllu, the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a Living Inca Town

Ollantaytambo The Incas built it as a fort that included a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: Araqama Ayllu, the religious and worship zone, and Qosqo Ayllu, the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions if one considers the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a Living Inca Town

At it's prime, the Inca Empire stretched from Colombia to central Chile and ruled more than 12 million people who spoke at least 20 languages. Amazing! Anyone out there speak more than five?

At it's prime, the Inca Empire stretched from Colombia to central Chile and ruled more than 12 million people who spoke at least 20 languages. Amazing! Anyone out there speak more than five?

The inca rope bridge of Qeswachaka, above Apurimac river, Peru (by mauro gambini).

The inca rope bridge of Qeswachaka, above Apurimac river, Peru (by mauro gambini).

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