Travel with The Art Explorers to Cusco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site considered the arts-and-crafts capital of Peru and the former capital of the Incan civilization. This ancient city was not only considered sacred by the Incas, it was a jewel of the Spanish colonial world. Despite the arduous climb, Regina and Pat marvel at Machu Picchu. The ancient city is located in an area of the Andes Mountains called the “cloud forest,” and is inundated with steep precipices on all sides. Now considered one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the exploration of this hidden city is an unforgettable and magical experience for the ladies.
Between 100 and 800 A.D., the Moche people lived along the coast of Peru. Deep within the muddy hills that were once huge, majestic pyramids, the Moche venerated a spider-like God called The Decapitator, and took part in burial rituals that speak to their unique belief-system.Watch Now >>
The sands of the Moroccan Desert rhythmically undulate across the vast ethereal escarpment. This immense landscape appears frozen for eternity, but it is not, as the dunes of the desert are ever being carefully shaped and transformed by the capricious winds of time.Watch Now >>
In Andean communities, the ghosts of the Inca still watch over the valleys and snow-capped peaks they held sacred. Discover the secrets of an ancient nation among the ruins of Machu Picchu, and observe modern-day Incan ceremonies that link the past with the present, and provide insights into their beliefs and culture.Watch Now >>