The Andes and the Amazon; life and travel in Peru

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The center of this great city is divided into nine walled "citadels," each constructed out of adobe brick finished with mud, and each containing temples, cemeteries, gardens, reservoirs and symmetrically arranged rooms. After a couple of intents, I suggested to break a back door window. Once he found out my luggage was lost, he went out of his way to meet me before we started the tour on the first day and called the airline constantly so I could get my bag back.

Pages: 530

Publisher: Nabu Press (September 9, 2010)

ISBN: 1171801513

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