Textiles are important in Peru. They have been since preColumbian times. Everywhere you go in Peru, you will see textiles on sale. the markets are adorned with the vibrant warm hues of traditional blankets, ponchos and the famous chullo, woven with care from the finest alpaca wool.
Machu Picchu is considered to be a 'Royal" estate. It was only used for approximately 80 years until the arrival of the Spanish conquistador.The estate belonged to Pachacutec. It was built around 1450-1460. Built in the classical Inca style..Located in the Eastern Cordillera of Southern Peru on a mountain ridge 7,970 ft (2,430 Metres) above [...]
Cusco, a city in the Peruvian Andes, was once capital of the Inca Empire, and is now known for its archaeological remains and Spanish colonial architecture.