Peru is home to some of the world’s greatest wonders, and to one of the world’s great ancient civilizations – the Incas. The Incan way of life is still celebrated in modern day Peru, 500 years after the Incan world was destroyed by the Spanish conquistadores. A narrow-gauge railway through the high Andes leads to what is reputably one of the most beautiful and spiritually-uplifting places on Earth – Machu Picchu.
Visit Cusco, the crossroads of Peru, once the biggest city in all of South America, and “the center of the world” according to the Incas. The Inca trail will lead you to mesmerizing Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas that embodies the very spirit, and displays the expert craftsmanship, of the ancient civilization.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 >>
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 atWatch Now >>