Crazy how you can see the snowy Volcanos sitting on a bench, in the sun with flower-trees all around you! Loved sitting there and watching all the people coming by!
One would easily past by this church and simply disregard it as being "typically beautiful" and move on. However make note of its architectural formation. There are 2 churches in ONE plaza. The reason: in precolonial times the largest church was designed for the aristocrats of the time, whereas the smaller church was reserved for the help. TODAY this tradition... More
There are so many churches to see in Peru and, while this one was interesting, it didn't offer anything out of the ordinary.
There's a famous photograph of the bones of monks and others who died over the centuries, which are arranged underground, artistically in a circle, skulls clustered in the center-- as I recall. You can't take your own photo, so be sure to check it out online. It really makes you ponder your own mortality, and is beyond cool. Buy some... More
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