The sarcophagi of Karajia, in the North-East of Peru, are a fascinating example of the cliff burial sites of the mysterious Chachapoya people.
Often bypassed by travellers, it’s actually worth stopping at Lambayeque in northern Peru to visit its two captivating museums and many archaeological sites!
We are happy with the space our Berta offers. Only when I have to drive a road so narrow that the wheels touch the edge on both sides I wish I could shrink her.
The ruins of Kuélap could be the oldest ruins of a fortified city in the Americas. A new cable car gives visitors easy access to this archaeological gem.
30Km south of Lima you find the lesser known archaeological site of Pachacamac, which covers nearly 2000 years of Peru’s history and four distinct cultures.
We have been on narrow and dangerous roads before, but the PE-3N was one of the most scary and slow-going main roads we have experienced thus far. [Gallery 30+ photos]
We took the long way from Pisco to Lima and were rewarded with an incredible scenic route through the Andes in the central highlands of Peru. [30+ photos]