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As many ancient civilizations, the empire of the Incas origin does not have a clear history, and is explained on the basis of legends. These legends  use some real characters, some fantastic ones, some real facts and some not so real ones. There are 2 legends in the Peruvian Tradition that explain the origin of this Empire in Peru: Manco Cápac and Mama Ocllo Legend It is the most well-known legend, and was written by the chronicler of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539 – 1616), whose maternal…

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Following the videos series made by PromPeru, here I present you the most important touristic attractions that you will find in the Southern Circuit of Peru. # 1 Ica Attractions: Nazca Lines National Reserve of Paracas  Huacachina Lagoon – Ica How to get there: Paracas: By bus from Lima: 3 hrs 30 min Ica: By bus from Lima: 5 hrs 30 min Nazca: By bus from Lima: 7 hrs 30 min from Arequipa: 8 hrs 30 min # 2 Arequipa Attractions: Monastery of Santa Catalina: 4 Reasons to…

Puno was founded on November 4, 1668. Located on the Andean plateau; the town is dominated by the presence of Lake Titicaca, sacred place for the Incas. Its churches are characterized by their distinctive colonial architecture. Its inhabitants are proud of their Quechua and Aymara past, and their folkloric tradition that can be seen every year in the form of dances and rituals during the Candelaria festival. The main attractions of Puno are: Titicaca Lake It is the highest lake in the world (3,810 masl), it is an…