Cusco, Peru - Inti Raymi Festival | by Sergio Pessolano.  http://blog.favoroute.com/holidays-around-the-world/

Cusco, Peru - Inti Raymi Festival | by Sergio Pessolano. http://blog.favoroute.com/holidays-around-the-world/

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At it's prime, the Inca Empire stretched from Colombia to central Chile and ruled more than 12 million people who spoke at least 20 languages. Amazing! Anyone out there speak more than five?

At it's prime, the Inca Empire stretched from Colombia to central Chile and ruled more than 12 million people who spoke at least 20 languages. Amazing! Anyone out there speak more than five?

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Princess Baths at Ollantaytambo, an Inca Empire town in Peru. Ollantaytambo is a town on the way to Machu Picchu. It has Inca Ruins such as this.

Princess Baths at Ollantaytambo, an Inca Empire town in Peru. Ollantaytambo is a town on the way to Machu Picchu. It has Inca Ruins such as this.

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Tiwanaku is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia. Tiwanaku was the ritual and administrative capital of a major state, one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing for approximately five hundred years between 500 AD and 1000 AD.

Tiwanaku is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia. Tiwanaku was the ritual and administrative capital of a major state, one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing for approximately five hundred years between 500 AD and 1000 AD.

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The Inca Empire for Kids - The Incredible IncasInca Empire for Kids from Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page. Everything you need to teach an Inca unit. Tons of cool info for kids, and a ready-to-go unit for teachers. There are a lot more like this on Mr. Donn's site so check it out! Going in Ancient History & Archaeology.

The Inca Empire for Kids - The Incredible IncasInca Empire for Kids from Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page. Everything you need to teach an Inca unit. Tons of cool info for kids, and a ready-to-go unit for teachers. There are a lot more like this on Mr. Donn's site so check it out! Going in Ancient History & Archaeology.

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Amazing walls at the pre-Inca ruins of Tiahuanaco. Tiwanaku, is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, ... Wikipedia

Amazing walls at the pre-Inca ruins of Tiahuanaco. Tiwanaku, is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, ... Wikipedia

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Tambomachay or Tampumachay is an archaeological site associated with the Inca Empire, located near Cusco, Peru. An alternate local name is the El Baño del Inca, "The Bath of the Inca".

It consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls that run through the terraced rocks. The function of the site is uncertain: it may have served as a military outpost guarding the approaches to Cusco, as a spa resort for the Incan political elite, or both.

Tambomachay or Tampumachay is an archaeological site associated with the Inca Empire, located near Cusco, Peru. An alternate local name is the El Baño del Inca, "The Bath of the Inca". It consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls that run through the terraced rocks. The function of the site is uncertain: it may have served as a military outpost guarding the approaches to Cusco, as a spa resort for the Incan political elite, or both.

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The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy

The greatest mystery of the Inca Empire was its strange economy

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