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Nazca Lines in the Peruvian Desert
2014-05-06 09:22:42

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study indicates that in ancient Peru residents formed lines of rock which may have directed people to fairs and trade sites around 300 B.C., reports Dan Vergano of National Geographic News. The Paracas people placed these piles of rock, with some stretching more than 1.9 miles, in the highlands and built ceremonial mounds near their homes along the Andean coast. This predates the famous Nazca lines by centuries. The Paracas...

2014-04-09 23:24:00

The best-in-class Libertador Hotels in Cusco, Peru, offer guests an exquisite place to stay when touring the impressive pre-Columbian ruins found at Machu Picchu. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Cusco, Peru, is claimed as the historic capital of the Incan Empire, where more than 2 million visitors travel to each year. The most popular attraction in Cusco is Machu Picchu, which the UK Journal, The Telegraph, included in their latest "World's Best Ruins" list. Chris Moss, the...

2014-04-04 16:20:13

Itineraries up to 68 days call at more than 50 ports around the continent SEATTLE, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From fall 2014 through spring 2015, Holland America Line will offer the most comprehensive South America deployment of the season with four ships positioned in the region. The line's ms Statendam, ms Maasdam, ms Prinsendam and ms Zaandam will sail 20 voyages around the continent ranging in length from 14 to 68 days....

Pre-Incan Wari People Exercised Restraint In Establishing Its Culture
2013-10-17 06:42:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A complex pre-Columbian America civilization that preceded the Inca Empire, the Wari didn't rule by pillage, plunder and iron-fisted bureaucracy alone. A new study from Dartmouth College shows that the Wari people initially created loosely administered colonies to expand trade, provide land for settlers and tap natural resources across much of the central Andes. The findings, published in the Journal of Anthropological...

2011-10-04 18:40:00

Eagle-Condor Peru Adventures trips to Peru are now better than ever, an offer the most careful examination of the Inca civilization and Peruâs healing traditions, available. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 Explore more of Peru than ever before with the Eagle-Condor Adventures expanded trip to Machu Picchu May 13 through May 20, 2012 and their new trip to view Andean condors up-close. Travelers who book now save on the companyâs already low prices. In...

Middle East Version of Nazca Lines Investigated
2011-09-17 05:01:39

  By using satellite technology, researchers have discovered that there are thousands of ancient geoglyphs in the Middle East, but the purpose of these patterns remains a mystery, according to recent LiveScience and Daily Mail reports. The drawings, which are similar to the legendary Nazca Lines of Peru, "stretch from Syria to Saudi Arabia, can be seen from the air but not the ground, and are virtually unknown to the public," Owen Jarus of LiveScience wrote in an article, published...

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2011-05-23 06:10:00

Machu Picchu, the famous Inca city set in the Peruvian Andes, celebrates the centenary of its 'discovery' by the outside world. Now, a study published in archaeological review Antiquity explains that lowly llama droppings provided the basis for the growth of Incan society, BBC News reports. As agriculture became established over hunting to sustain the community about 2,700 years ago in the Cuzco area where Machu Picchu sits, the development of agriculture and the growing of...

2011-03-29 10:55:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Online travel agency vayama.com is offering discounted international airfares to the seven new wonders of the world from $218 total. This is part of vayama's Wonders of the World contest, available through the vayama deals page (http://www.vayama.com/travel-deals/). Travelers can submit their favourite wonder of the world and win up to $777 per person for a pair of airline vouchers to their desired wonder of the world. Of the original...

2011-03-04 00:00:27

Wilderness Travel's New Archaeology Tour to Machu Picchu Will Visit Inca Sites in the Urubamba Valley With An Expert Guide. This Unique Journey Offers the Best of Peru. Berkeley, CA (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 Wilderness Travel, the leading adventure travel company, announces a new archaeological tour to Machu Picchu. This unique Peru travel itinerary, Royal Estates of the Sacred Valley, was inspired by the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of Machu Picchu, and takes place July 2 - 14, 2011....


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