Why are these enormous drawings in the middle of Peru’s desert? It could be an ancient astronomical calendar… or perhaps they were made by aliens!
Millions and millions of people died over the centuries because of an aggressive colonisation. Should we view this today as mass murder?
Colca Canyon, the old Incan storeroom and hub of agriculture in Peru, is still looked after by guardians who have been there for centuries.
I don’t think this is going to be the most pleasant experience, as I watch the main ingredient for my drink hop across the bench in front of me.
In the south of Peru, near the city of Arequipa, I discover a national reserve with a labyrinth of rocks created by the wind over millennia.
Peru’s second largest city is a hub of heritage – but not of Incan or ancient civilisations. This is a city of colonisers set in a challenging environment.
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.
This ancient culture in Peru seemed to be a the peak of their civilisation. The something destroyed their way of life. And it could threaten ours too!
This enormous ancient mud metropolis was the largest city in the Americas before Europeans arrived. But now it’s under threat… and we are to blame.