Some images along the Inka culture from Cusco and to Ollyantambo

I will show you some images from the trip from Cusco and thru some archiological sites that shows some of the aspects of the amazing Inka culture.

First of I start with the colonial church in the town square of Cusco

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This is a view of Cusco.  This town have due to its proximity ot Macchu Picchu it have increased in size over the last years.

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Then we came to this small village, where the local woman showed us how they make local garments and textiles.

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It is made primarly from the wool of this bunch. The lamas and Alpacas of Peru.

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The woman also showed us some of the other crafts such as coloring the wool.

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This is the view of the Sacret Valley of the Inkas. It just looks stunning

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Then it was onwards to a other old Inka village. It is located on top of a mountian, both to have closeness to the Gods, but also to serve as a military outfit

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It is time to start walking to the top…. Under us you can see the famous inka terraces, that goes all the way down to the valley.

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Here you have some typical housing.

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On the way up the mountain, we pass some mountains that have been used as burial tombs.

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A view of the complex from the top

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Here you have a view of the entire valley.

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Next stop was Ollyantambo

We where going to  walk apx. 250 steps to get to the top of the Inka structure.  It is just to get started.

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The view from the steps is breathtaking

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From the top us the steps you can see the size of the structures that the Inkas made

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Here you can get a general ide of how steep it is this kind of thing.

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Down in the town again , you can see the different structure that was part of inka life

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The Inkas was highly evolved builders, and the aquaducts is amazing.

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And the last one, a small aquaduct inside the modern city of Ollyantambo

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Stay tuned
-Ray

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