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A Late Morning Trip to the Q’oricancha

This morning I was a little bored and decided to take my camera over to the Q’oricancha (also sometimes spelled Qoricancha, Koricancha, or Coricancha) just to walk through and see if I could find some new perspectives for a few photos. The Q’oricancha was the center of the Inca civilization and the main temple of …

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An Example of Why You Shouldn’t be a Tourist

I’m working on a lengthy post about being a “traveler” instead of a “tourist” and, while I’m writing, thought I’d share a quick post on what motivated me to start on the subject this morning. These photos came up as one of my Facebook “memories” from a couple of years ago. Unfortunately, the place where …

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There’s More in Aguas Calientes Than Machu Picchu

Everyone who goes to Aguas Calientes with the intention of visiting Machu Picchu. Who wouldn’t, right? Well, there’s more there than the world famous Inca ruins and I may be the only person besides locals who goes there to explore other places. (Even local people are shocked when I say visit without going to MP.) …

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