supposedly his skull) of Spain arrived in 1534 and the Spanish pretty much eliminated much of the culture and, by tranferring smallpox, much of the population. There was only a 6 moment magnitude earthquake in 1950, which destroyed half of the buildings in town. Interestingly enough, what remained of the Inca architecture largely survived.
Today we visited a typical "Inca' home, and the only interesting scene worthy of a photo was a swarm of guinea pigs. I guess I should add that these are barbequed.
Well, maybe this was not quite all that remarkable, as a lady with the flu also made it. Below, Taramati and Rehka also at the top. Walking down was a lot more stressful for the steps were not consistent.
A final look at Sacred Valley.
This is All Saints Day in Peru, a holiday when people visit their ancestral graves and, frankly, get drunk:
Return for a Peruvian dinner and dance.