Here are the pics from Inti Raymi! The second largest celebration in South America. We got to view the 2nd part of the festival from a great restaurant balcony right in Plaza de Armas. The 3rd and final part of Inti Raymi is held at Sacsaywaman (sounds somewhat like sexy woman) which is about 2km … Continue reading Inti Raymi
The celebrations in Cusco aren’t like anything you’ve seen before. They have parades celebrating their Incan history, their gastronomy, and Catholicism – more so the mixture of the Incan religion and Catholicism. Everyone participates from as young as about 2 or 3 years old to 70ish. This year was the first time in a hundred … Continue reading The celebrations/ parades leading up to Inti Raymi – The Festival of the Sun
I know you’re like – NOOO tell me about Peru. But just a little. We decided we should check out both the capital city Lima (Barranco and Miraflores districts) and Cusco prior to deciding where we would settle. Both cities are very different from what we’ve been told. The city of Lima – is very … Continue reading A little background
Hey, I’m Erica, and I am getting to know the world – one country at a time with my best friend/husband Matthew. We have decided to press the “stop button” on our current lives in the United States for a year or two and live in other countries for 6 months at a time. While … Continue reading Hello world!