For a chance to see incredible pre-columbian artifacts, tombs, and statues in Colombia travel to San Agustín and visit the mysterious ruins.
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Peru travel isn’t complete without a visit to Machu Picchu but don’t forget to spend a few days in the real ancient Inca capitol as well – Cusco.
Peru, more specifically Cusco (Cuzco) Peru is most famous for it’s connection to the great Inca empire. Today, the city still stands atop an ancient stone work built by the Incas. A great example of their craftsmanship can be found within Cusco city. This stone is referred to as the 12-sided Inca stone. The Incas […]
I’ve always found traveling through the Middle East on a budget an easy feat. With many of the sites having free entry, easily accessible through public transport and providing cheap food options, it’s a backpackers dream. I always found this until I decided to go to Petra in Jordan. Jordan is a vast country that […]
The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert of Peru. They have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The high, arid plateau stretches more than 80 kilometres (50 mi) between the towns of Nazca and Palpa on the Pampas de Jumana. Although some local geoglyphs resemble Paracas motifs, scholars […]
Sillustani is a pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo near Puno in Peru. The tombs, which are built above ground in tower-like structures called chullpas, are the vestiges of the Colla people, Aymara who were conquered by the Inca in the 15th century. The structures housed the remains of complete family groups, […]
In this travel photo Aracely captures a Mayan Temple in the Grand Plaza of Tikal National Park, Guatemala.
Machu Picchu is one of the greatest sites to visit in all of South America. The awesomeness of the Inca ruin can only be understood when you are actually there walking through the ancient city. It’s a very difficult place to take great photos, often cloudy, raining and swarming with tourists. A patient photographer […]