The collection of tombs used by the Chachapoyan culture to bury their presigious and powerful citizens.
Known locally as the ancient wise men, the site now has 6 sarcophagi containing Chachapoyan mummies.
Frustrating delays due to buses, but the nature of travel in the wet season. Then the worst restaurant in Peru!
Built by the Chachapoyas culture in the 6th century. Today thought to be a Walled Settlement rather than a military fortress.
A large adobe Moche temple just outside Trujillo. With the nearby Huaca del Sol they form the Huaca de Moche complex.
A site best known for the discovery of remains of the Señora de Cao, earliest known Peruvian female leader.
An area with several important pre-Inca ruins. Most of the interesting stuff has been moved into museums.
Available everywhere in Bolivia, amazing stuff providing relief for a wide range of conditions (very effective for mosquito bites).
The largest adobe city in the Americas and was capital to the Chimor empire before it was conquered by the Inca Empire.
An unusual breed of dog. Was at risk of becomming extinct but now afforded special protections by the Government.
Right in the heart of Lima a large adobe pyramid constructed and occupied by 3 distinct cultures over time.
Now moved on to northern Peru, to the city of Trujillo. Northern Peru was crucial to the Spanish conquest of the Inca.