Pumapunku or Puma Punku is part of a large temple complex or monument group that is part of the Tiwanaku Site near Tiwanaku, Bolivia. Tiwanaku is significant in Inca traditions because it is believed to be the site where the world was created.
Festival of the Sun, Peru: June 24 Expositions, street fairs, and live music mark the celebration of the sun god.
This blog describes our experiences as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon church). It includes thoughts and feelings about our calling (issued in April 2008), our experiences at the Missionary Training Center in Provo (starting October 2008), and our experiences on our mission in the Peru Lima East Mission (October 2008 to April 2010).
Pisac (or Pisaq in Quechua-spelling) is a small town about 35 km from Cuzco. Pisac is best known for its Sunday market, but is also known for some ruins dating from about the same time as Machu Picchu.