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Category: Archeology

The Moai Statues in Easter Island

Discovering Easter Island

We explore the most remote island in the world – Easter Island – a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, in the Polynesian Triangle.

The Guardian's Hut is visible at the top middle of the picture and is the place to go for panoramic pictures of Machu Picchu. Dozens of terraces and thousands of stone steps connect the different sectors of Machu Picchu.

Travel to Machu Picchu, Masterpiece of the Inca Empire

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu rests on a rocky saddle at 7,972ft (2,430 m)s above sea level between two peaks.

Exploring the mystery and history of Easter Island

Take a trip to Chile, and visit the sights of Santiago before setting off on a flight to one of the most mysteriously beautiful places in the World, Easter Island.

Introduction to the unknown civilizations of Peru

This introduction to Peru’s other civilizations aims to balance the one-sided vision of Peruvian history and inspire a visit to pre-Inca ruin sites scattered across Peru.

Inca Trail: Sites you’ll see along the way

Most people hike the Inca Trail to see the world famous Machu Picchu. But what you may not realize is that the journey to the citadel is strewn with fascinating Inca ruins and splendid archeological complexes.

Peru: Lima’s archeological sites

You should not dismiss Lima so quickly as there are a few noteworthy sites in the city and around that will be of interest to many history lovers.

The archaeological wonders of northern Peru

Interested in Peru beyond Macchu Picchu? Check out archaeological wonders of northern Peru and learn about pre-Incan civilizations.