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 as the capital of the mighty Chimu empire.
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 >>
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 >>