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3 archaeological sites to learn about the history of Lima

When we talk about Peruvian culture, we immediately think about the Inca Empire and Machu Picchu, his masterpiece. But what many do not know is that in Lima you can also find archeological sites of other cultures that lived in our capital for many years. Visit its buildings and each of its corners will make […]

Juanita: The ice girl

In 1995, in the snowcapped mountain of Ampato in Arequipa, Johan Reinhard and Miguel Zárate discovered, buried in the ice, the corpse of 12 year old inca girl that would have been sacrificed in the times of the Inca Pachacutec reign, around 1450 A.D.   Surrounding her there were many “illas” or gold idols as […]

The peruvian pisco path

Original from the cultural and ethnic mix of Spain and Peru’s native roots, Pisco is a pure distilled from grapes that represents feast and celebration. About the origins of the word “pisco”, the lexicologist Cesar Angeles Caballero identifies four causes; the first one situated in pre columbian times that blends with hispanic elements set up […]