Explore Lima, the capital of Peru. Teeter on the edge of the Central Sierra Mountains by train, and frequent the local markets of La Oroya.
Join The Art Explorers as they explore the culture and history of Peru’s cosmopolitan city of Lima that overlooks the Earth-blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Experience the Afro-Peruvian community in El Carmen, and visit with well-known musical, visual, and performance artists. Regina reconnects with an old friend who creates marionettes that tell stories handedWatch Now >>
Peru is a nation of contrasts, with a capital city larger than New York, and villages that have not changed in a thousand years. Incan beliefs are still alive in the hearts of many people here, a people who have embraced Spanish culture but have not forgotten the ways and traditions of their ancient IncanWatch 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 >>
Trujillo, Peru was founded in the early 16th century by the Spanish conquistadores. Three miles from Trujillo, on the Pacific coast of northern Peru, legend says that the city of Chan Chan was created 1,000 years ago by the God Naymlap who came from the ocean. A city once coated in gold, it served asWatch Now >>