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Trujillo’s Colonial Heart, Peru

Most people come to Trujillo to experience the amazing ruins of Chan Chan and/or the Temples of the Sun and the Moon. But the colonial heart of the city’s historic core is equally worthy of a visitor’s attention. Trujillo was … Continue reading

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Chan Chan, Peru: The World’s Greatest Adobe City

The great city of Chan Chan was once the capital of the Chimú Kingdom in what is now Northern Peru. Estimates on how many people lived at Chan Chan vary wildly, from as few as 20,000 to as many as … Continue reading

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The Temples of the Sun and the Moon, Trujillo, Peru

Near the modern city of Trujillo in Northern Peru, a pair of awe-inspiring pyramids rise from the dry coastal desert. The Huacas del Sol y de la Luna (Temples of the Sun and the Moon) were constructed from millions handmade … Continue reading

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