Archive for May, 2012

Expedition To Peru And Bolivia 2012

Expedition To Peru And Bolivia 2012

From May 22 to July 8 2012 I will be traveling to Peru and Bolivia. Highlights of the trip will attending the festival of Corpus Christi in Cuzco and the Aymara new year celebrated at the Tiahuanaco archeological site.

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Corpus Christi 2011, Cuzco Peru

Corpus Christi 2011, Cuzco Peru

Corpus Christi, held annually 60 days after Easter, is one of the most important religious ceremonies in the Andes. Cuzco hosts one of it’s most colorful manifestations culminating in a procession of statues representing fifteen saints and virgins around the main square in Cuzco where they “greet” the body of Christ embodied in the Sacred Host.

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Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca situated at a height of 3800 meters straddles the border between Boliva and Peru. Lake Titicaca is a sacred place for the Inca civilization, as the Incan mythology says that the first Inca king, Manco Capac, was born here.

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