Less than an hour from the Inca capital Cusco is the historic, windswept town of Chinchero.
June 4 is the day Nicomedes Santa Cruz (1925-1992) was born. He was a pioneer in modern Afro-Peruvian poetry, journalism and music.
Afro-Peruano drum fest 2012 in Lima’s historic Plaza de Armas
Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m.
One of the oldest human sacrifice altars in Peru, believed to be from the Moche culture, has been discovered at the summit of Cerro Campana (Mount Hood) near the northern coast city of Trujillo, archaeologist Regulo Franco Jordan told state news agency Andina earlier this week.
Enjoy this slide show of photos of this year’s Semana Santa celebrations in the Peruvian highland city of Ayacucho. The pictures were taken by Marisol Chancos, operations director of Maki International.