The essentials of Chiclayo

Chiclayo is the capital of the Lambayeque region, on the north coast of Peru. It is also the fourth largest city in Peru, after Lima, Arequipa and Trujillo. It is nicknamed “friendship capital” for the kindness of its inhabitants. Where does the name Chiclayo come from ? There are several theories about the origin of The essentials of Chiclayo

Sun and Moon Temples

Just 30 minutes outside of Trujillo, the Sun and Moon Temples are a very important archaeological site in the region of La Libertad, on the north coast of Peru. Its construction was carried out for several hundred years. It was made by the Moche Culture (pronounced Mot-ché) who lived between 100 and 800 d. C. Les Moche had Sun and Moon Temples

48 hours more in Chachapoyas

48 hours more in Chachapoyas In an earlier article, I have described what would be a visit to the Amazonas region, 48 hour in Chachapoyas. In short, you have seen what the travel guides tell you to see. But as I mentioned in the introduction of the same article 48 hours in Chachapoyas, the Amazonas 48 hours more in Chachapoyas

Museum Tumbas Reales

The Museum Tumbas Reales , also known as the “Museo del Señor Sipan”, was opened in 2002. It is located in Lambayeque, 15 minutes from the center of Chiclayo in the Lambayeque region on the north coast of Peru. There, in the middle of a rather insignifcant urban area is a red pyramid with a truncated Museum Tumbas Reales

The funeral windows of Otuzco and Cumbayo, Cajamarca, Northern Peru

If you are interested in visiting what is known as the ventanillas de Otuzco or those of Cumbayo, this means that you are interested, in how the Cajamarca culture preserved its dead. In Chachapoyas, we have already spoken of Revash or Karajia, mausoleums and individuals sarcophagi tombs. Here we are visiting another culture, the Cajamarca culture. The funeral windows of Otuzco and Cumbayo, Cajamarca, Northern Peru

The essentials of Trujillo

Trujillo, the capital of the La Libertad region, is located on the Northern coast of Peru. It is the 3rd largest metropolis in Peru after Lima and Arequipa. The city is often described as “Egypt of South America”. It was the headquarter of the Moche, Sicán and Chimú kingdoms. These are very sophisticated pre-Columbian and The essentials of Trujillo