Trujillo, the provincial capital city where colonial and pre-Hispanic architectural jewels from the past coexist harmoniously at the center of a vibrant, modern urban center.
The Internet exploded with girl power fervor last month over the discovery of a 1,200-year-old tomb belonging to a high Moche priestess. It was the eighth elite female mummy excavated at San José de Moro in little more than two decades — evidence that women governed in that region of ancient Peru. Jezebel posted this enthusiastic headline:
Plans are afoot to illuminate nine of Lima’s under-appreciated pre-Inca archaeological sites for tourists by the end of 2010, Peru’s minister of Foreign Commerce and Tourism (Mincetur) announced Wednesday.