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A Day Tour of the Sacred Valley

In its heyday, the Sacred Valley of Peru formed the heart of the Inca Empire. However, now it is a major tourist attraction with plentiful ruins and archaeological sites to explore. I had the opportunity to take a day tour through the Sacred Valley with stops in Chincero, Moray, Salineras de Mara, Ollantaytambo, and Pisac.

10 Attractions in Cusco

Cusco, Peru is an extremely picturesque city located in the Sacred Valley. It is from here where many visitors embark on tours and hikes to various Incan sites. However, because there are many wonderful sites to see and things to do in the city, it is possible to spend several days exploring Cusco. Here are 10 attractions in Cusco that one should not miss!

A Religious Procession in Lima

Religion plays a major role in many people’s lives throughout the world. This is clearly shown in the devotion to Catholic religious practices in South America. When I was in Lima, Peru, I came upon a religious procession in honor of Our Lady of Carmel.