Peru

Peru is a country steeped in history from the Inca and pre-Inca civilizations of great wealth and intelligence, to the Spanish conquistadors. The capital, Lima, is the gateway to all destinations and is the Gastronomy capital of South America! Other charming cities include Trujillo, Cajamarca, Huancayo and Arequipa. There are many natural highlights, such Lake Titicaca, the Amazon River and the Colca Canyon, as well as the man-made wonders of the ancient Inca cities. Machu Picchu – one of the modern wonders of the world. There are many other Incan sites such as such as Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puku Pukara, Tambo Machay and Ollantaitambo near Cuzco, the Inca capital. Other Incan and pre-Incan ruins scattered around Peru, include the Moche site of Sipan near the city of Chiclayo. The Nazca Lines, drawings etched in the desert of animals and birds and geometric formations are one of Peru’s great mysteries.