Cusco’s Easter Week Procession for the Lord of the Earthquakes
Religious processions are occurring throughout Peru during this Easter Week, all beautifully choreographed, with distinct details. Cusco's El Señor de los Temblores ("The Lord of the…
Greenpeace activists sneaked giant banners into Machu Picchu on the eve of today’s UN Climate Summit (COP20) in Lima and unfurled a message urging world leaders to quickly phase out biofuels and adopt a new course toward 100% renewable energy by 2050.
The viceroys of colonial Lima lived under constant siege by some of the most infamous pirates and privateers of that era: John Hawkins, Thomas Cavendish, Jacques L’Hermite and Sir Francis Drake.