Chauchilla Cemetery, Nazca, Peru

Peru’s creepy mummies

At this creepy cemetery near Nazca in Peru, you can still see the bodies of people buried here… 2000 years ago!!

Historic Centre of Lima, Peru

The world’s greatest genocide?

Millions and millions of people died over the centuries because of an aggressive colonisation. Should we view this today as mass murder?

Andean Road System, Inca Trail, Peru

Running an empire

This incredible transport network stretched out over a huge part of South America. But you won’t believe how the Incans used to get messages along it!

Santa Catalina Monastery, Arequipa, Peru

So much for a vow of poverty

Built with a fortune and sustained for centuries by rich European families, this Peruvian monastery was far from the ideals of what it was supposed to represent.

Things to do in Arequipa

Things to do in Arequipa

Peru’s second largest city is a hub of heritage – not of Incan or ancient civilisations – but of Spanish colonisers!