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Peru
Machu Picchu
 The enormous Ceremonial area is the heart of the site.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Building in the ceremonial area.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 The Ceremonial area is on several levels.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Sixteen connected ceremonial stone baths.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Sun
 The circular Temple of the Sun is the main place of worship.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Sun
 The distinctive trapeziod doorways of the Incas.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Sun
 Fine stone work.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Sun
 Trapeziod niches that once housed gold objects.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Sun
 A cavern beneith the temple once housed mummies of royalty.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Sun
 Inca stones carved to fit together tightly and be earthquake resistant.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Quarry area.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Three Windows
 The Temple of the Three Windows.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Three Windows
 The interior of the temple has large foundation stones.
Peru
Machu Picchu
Temple of the Three Windows
 View through a window.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Inca sundial.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Houses overlooked by steep forested mountains.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 The house of the high priest.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Buildings and terraces.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 A carved stone that was used as a calendar.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Llamas and villagers in the residential area.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Llamas wandering around the ruins.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Temple wall with windows.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 Walled enclosure with houses.
Peru
Machu Picchu
 The buildings are set around natural rock formations.
Peru
Arequipa
La Compania
 The cloisters are very ornately carved.
Peru
Arequipa
Goyaneche Palace
 Colonial period painting and furniture.
Peru
Arequipa
La Recoleta
 The monastery dates from 1648.
Peru
Arequipa
La Recoleta
 The cloisters.
Peru
Arequipa
La Recoleta Museum
 Textile and arrow of the Stripiba people of the Amazon region.
Peru
Arequipa
La Recoleta Museum
 Stripiba vessel from the Amazon region.
Peru
Arequipa
La Recoleta Museum
 Spanish embroidery with a Christian theme.
Peru
Arequipa
La Recoleta Museum
 Mummy from the Nazca (200 BC to 450 AD).
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 The convent housed 450 nuns living secluded from the outside world.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 The convent was active untill 1970.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Colonial architecture at the convent.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Original transport and furniture.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 One of the many small chapels in the complex.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Cooking utensils.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Pastel colours.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Part of the convent kitchens.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Small residential quarter.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Stepped street.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Washing area.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Clothes washing machine.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Santa Catalina covers two blocks and is like a city within a city.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Kitchen utensils.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Room furnishings.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Metal stove.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Toilet.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 The nuns' canteen.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 A courtyard decorated with wall paintings.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Wall painting with flowers and a bird.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Sections of the complex are linked by tunnels.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Confessionals for the nuns.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Pastel coloured arches.
Peru
Arequipa
Santa Catalina
 Santa Catalina is a walled complex used as a convent between 1580 and 1970.
Peru
Colca Canyon
 Kollahuas rock tombs.
Peru
Nazca
Nazca Lines
 The Nazca Lines are geometric lines, shapes and figures drawn in the deserts of southern Peru. They are best seen from the air.
Peru
Nazca
Nazca Lines
 These geometric shapes date from 6th century AD.
Peru
Nazca
Nazca Lines
 The Hummingbird is 50m long and dates from 3rd Century BC.
Peru
Nazca
Nazca Lines
 The Spider is 46m long.
Peru
Nazca
Nazca Lines
 The so-called Astronaut is a pre-Nazca human figure dating from the Paracas period arounnd 400 BC.
Peru
Nazca
Nazca Lines
 The Whale (68m).
Peru
Nazca
Cahuachi
 Cahuachi is a Nazca ceremonial centre dating from 800 AD.
Peru
Nazca
Cahuachi
 Pyramids made from circular adobe stones.
Peru
Nazca
Cahuachi
 Partially excavated tomb.
Peru
Nazca
Cahuachi
 Bits of ceramic are scattered around the site.
Peru
Nazca
Estaqueria
 Estaqueria consists of a number of vertically buried tree logs set in lines running East to West. It is believed to have been used as a calendar.
Peru
Nazca
Estaqueria
 A deformed skull from a partially excavated cemetary.
Peru
Nazca
Estaqueria
 A mummy shroud.
Peru
Nazca
El Telar
 Geometric patterns created by clearing an area of rocks and dating from the 6th century.
Peru
Nazca
El Telar
 Stone spiral walkways lead to underground water canals.
Peru
Nazca
El Telar
 Entrance to an underground Nazca canal. These are still in use.
Peru
Nazca
Chanchilla
 The enormous 6th century Nazca necropolis at Chanchilla.
Peru
Nazca
Chanchilla
 Exposed tombs dot the site.
Peru
Nazca
Chanchilla
 Bones and bits of shroud are scattered around the area.
Peru
Nazca
Chanchilla
 The necropolis has been ransacked by grave robbers.
Peru
Nazca
Chanchilla
 Mumified hand.
Peru
Nazca
Las Paredones
 Las Paredones is an Inca tambo (inn).
Peru
Nazca
Las Paredones
 The site dates from the 15th century.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 A painted bowl from the Tihuanaco civilisation (1000 BC to 900 AD) from the Lake Titicaca region.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 The Messenger, a ceramic from the Paracas civilisation (400 BC to 200 BC).
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Woven cloth from the Paracans, a people who preceeded and influenced the Nazca.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Paracan cloth is considered some of the best in South America.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Nazca ceramics are Peru's most colourful. This is a warrior.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Bowl with a painting of a fish from the Nazca (200 BC to 800 AD).
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Nazca ceramic with a crow.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Nazca paintings are styalised. This is a face.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Nazca ceramic with face markings.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Nazca faces.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Nazca cup with a baseball type game.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Female fertility symbol from the Nazca.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Painted wooden Nazca horn.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Many Nazca paintings are found in the Nazca Lines. These are hummingbirds.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Bowl with spiders, similar to the Nazca Lines.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Lizards from the Nazca (200 BC to 800 AD).
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Wooden totem from the Ica civilisation (1200 to 1400).
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Ica cloth with styalised figures.
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Mummy with hat from the Huari civilisation (500 to 1100).
Peru
Ica
Ica Museum
 Inca quipas used to keep records. Values depend on string length, colour and position of knots.

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