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The Road to Ruins

The Road to Ruins

By Gary Ziegler ✐ The Andean Research Expedition Report 2016 ☄ “Follow the roads; they lead to ruins.”  ~ Gene Savoy (Here is the story about what that advice helped reveal in the remote Vilcabamba range.)

Peru’s Tourism on a Roll

Peru’s Tourism on a Roll

Peru ranks top of the world’s best culinary destinations in 2016, chosen by the World Travel Awards and announced at their annual winners event, held this year in the Maldives. This is Peru’s fifth consecutive year at the top of the WTA culinary list, over classic destinations such as France, […]

New Inca Ruins Charted Near Choquequirao

New Inca Ruins Charted Near Choquequirao

By Gary Ziegler ✐ Exploring  two previously undocumented Inca ruins near Choquequirao in April 2016. ‘CLANK!‘ – the sound of machete striking stone reverberates around the densely vegetated hillside.  “Jefe, hay muros aqui,” Adrián Quispe excitedly yells up from the dark green depression he is probing through. “There are walls here.”

The People Who Ran the Sun

The People Who Ran the Sun

Country Notes — By Nicholas Asheshov — The Incas, living as they did at 3,000 m a.s.l., focused on the Sun’s capacity to provide more than warmth for their fertile, glacier-fed tropical valleys. They and their predecessors grasped, like the Egyptians and others, that the movements of the sun, moon, and […]