Category: Peru

Looking inconspicuous in the main square of Chachapoyas 3

Around Chachapoyas

The area surrounding the town of Chachapoyas, high in the mountains, was inhabited from around 880 AD until the 1470s when the Chachapoyas were defeated by the Incans. As a result, the surrounding countryside...

The international border at La Balsa 6

Into Peru

I wind my way along a very remote dirt road, and find myself at a military checkpoint on what could easily be the top of the world highway. After the friendly guys check my...

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