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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...

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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2009-06-05 06:50:00

Archeologists excavating a site in northern Peru have stumbled upon the roughly 600-year old remains of almost three dozen humans, who appear to have been ritualistically sacrificed by the Incas. Although researchers have long known that human sacrifice was an integral part of Incan and pre-Incan society, the archeologists say that the recent find is unusual because the large number of victims "” 33 in all "” appear to have been sacrificed at the same time. The victims' remains,...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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