The path of the Sun, also known as Cusco Puno Corridor, is a wonderful journey between the cities of Cusco and Puno whose route saves spectacular attractions, both natural and cultural. Among its most attractive features can be found "Sistine Chapel of America" the temple of St. Peter's Chapel Andahuaylillas, a jewel of colonial art in Cusco, due to the amount of paintings and murals found inside. The archaeological complex of Raqchi, a sample of pre-Inca architecture located a few kilometers from the town of Andahuaylillas, with large columns and walls made of stone and adobe at the base on top, is a sign up that held the pre-Inca and Inca constructions.
The archaeological center of Pukara in Puno, an important archaeological site in the high plateau of Callao, which served as an administrative center and control between the regions of Collao and Quechua.
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Andahuaylillas is a friendly town of about 5,000 people receiving the traveler in the vast and serene parade populated with old pisonayes. His church, from the outside, it is still beautiful, despite its simplicity: raised on a platform that is accessed by steps, has, like many Andean temples, a shrine open on a balcony and a solid square tower of massive , and three bare stone crosses that stand in the atrium. It was probably built on the site of a pre-Hispanic building a huaca, perhaps, because inside there are remains of Inca walls.
This is a small town about 80 homes, whose residents lead a precarious life producing pottery and farming for self consumption.
Evidence indicates that people Raqchi was a multi-building complex, including the terraces of cultivation for different purposes, "kanchas" (apartments), "wayranas" (buildings having only 3 walls), "qolqas" (storehouses), different polls , religious water sources, etc.. Possibly, it was a "tambo" major en route to the "Collasuyo".
La Raya is the border between the regions of Cusco and Puno, is a natural area typical of the Puna area, the flora is composed of Ichu cicundante and fauna consisting of alpacas and vicunas.
During our trip, we will take a break in this beautiful natural area, where we can appreciate the surrounding snow, some vendors of crafts and souvenirs as well as a breath of fresh air before continuing our journey.
The town of Pucara is located 61 km north of Juliaca, on the edge of the road to Cuzco, to 3910 m in southern Peru.
The Pucara culture history dates back to 500 BC. C., with the main background to the cultures Chiripa Qaluyo north and south of Lake Titicaca. This culture was characterized by large buildings by way of pyramids that were part of a big city where there are pre-Hispanic monuments sculptural trails. At this time also stressed the pottery.
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