Posts tagged "Cusco"
Snaps - April 2014

Snaps – April 2014

Another bunch of photos taken during the last 30 days that didn’t fit anywhere else in this journal. Click on any image for a version in a higher resolution. There are many more on our Flickr page, which we’ve at last updated; or, for past months in this ‘Snaps’ series, please click here.    ...
Faith

Faith

The dismal lack of respect shown to the Inca Empire by their Spanish conquerors reached a zenith in the Peruvian city of Cusco. In the 16th century, when the Spanish arrived, Cusco’s central plaza was dominated by Kiswarkancha, reputedly one of the most impressive Inca palaces and a testament to the might and ingenuity of...
Month 9

Month 9

10 March – 9 April 2014 Countries Bolivia & Peru (total 7) Distance 828.12km (total 9,725.28km) Climb 5,448m (total 69,383m) Longest day 138.77km, Sicuani to Cusco in Peru (longest so far: 160.11km) Top speed 66kmh Punctures 1 (total 17; Will leads 12-5) Touring cyclists encountered 5 (total 41) Boats 4 (total 25) Planes 1 (total...