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History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

History of Peru Series — Part 12: Ayacucho — The Wari

By Paul Goulder –Special to the Peruvian Times — The author returns to his focus on Peru’s history with this and upcoming chapters.  The previous 11 chapters are listed at the end.  Introduction to Parts 12 to 14 The following three parts (12 to 14) throw the spotlight on Ayacucho and […]

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.)

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 […]

Unique Chachapoyas Sarcophagi Discovered in Amazonas

Unique Chachapoyas Sarcophagi Discovered in Amazonas

Archaeologists are looking at the possible need for a new museum in the Amazonas region, following the discovery of 35 sarcophagi belonging to the Chachapoyas culture, according to daily Peru.21. The discovery was made in July, with the help of a high-powered camera lens, and confirmed in September when archaeologists […]