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A few years back in October 2012 my partner and I were in Peru on tour exploring the country. After leaving the Nazca Plain we continued heading south and stopped by a very famous cemetery, discovered in the 1920s, called the Chauchilla Cemetery located in the desert peninsula of Paracas. Although t
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Trekking Through Machu Pichu Part III

As we journeyed through Peru we arrived at Ollantaytambo, Peru some 60 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco. It is located at an altitude of 2,792 meters (9,160 feet) above sea level in the district of Ollantaytambo, province of Urubamba, Cusco region. At the time of the Spanish conquest of Per
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Trekking Through Machu Picchu

We left the small town of Aguas Calientes around 6 a.m. and boarded a bus that took us up to the top of the mountain where Machu Picchu is situated. The road up this mountain was very narrow, so narrow in fact, that when approaching another bus both drivers slowed down and one stopped while the ot
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Trekking Through Machu Picchu Part II

In this the second part of 'Trekking Through Machu Picchu' I wanted to show you very familiar and famous photos of important sites throughout Machu Picchu. And where possible give you the experts opinion on the importance of the various sites. On a personal point before going to Machu 
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Photographs from the Nazca Lines

I thought I knew a lot about Nazca and the Nazca Lines but in reality I didn't know much. I did realize that ancient Indians had drawn the lines in the earth and that they were best seen from the air, but I really didn't know the history. It seems that the people who drew the lines were rela
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Peru ~ Heart of the Pachamama

Peru ~ Heart of the Pachamama A Heart Opening Sacred Journey during the Spring Equinox with Andean Medicine Man, Healer and Wisdom Keeper, Puma Quispe Singona September 16-24, 2012 Lake Titicaca Extension The Heart of Mama Cocha September 24 - 28, 2012 Join us in a heart-opening journey to c
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Legends of the Peruvian Giants

Last week, Conspiracy Journal ran an article about a strange mummy with an over-sized skull that had been uncovered in Peru. This week, the blog "Phantom and Monsters" offers up some fascinating stories about giant humans that lived (still living?) in Peru. It makes me wonder if there is a
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Through The StarGate

JULY 9th ~ 17th, 2011 T w o   Extraordinary Trip In One!   9 days   -  8 nights $2,350 per person Single add $150 price based on a minimum of 10 passengers Fewer than 10 pax add 10% to trip cost Does not include international Flights • incl
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Under Wraps: Mummies Reanimated

By Juan Carlos Mallory The tabloid couldn't have had a more suggestive cover illustration: the parchment-skinned head of a South American mummy, millennia-old mouth gaping wide in mockery of a smile, vacant eye sockets staring out of the page. The title caption stated something about
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Spiritual Events -Divine Travels & Divine Revelation

1. Our amazing Peruvian shamanic archeo-astronomer Mallku will lead an amazing tour to Machu Picchu and Lake Titikaka, June 17 to 30, 2011, for the June Solstice. We took a group on this tour with Mallku and Alanna in 2008. This was one of the most incredible, inspirational, spiritual experiences

Welcome To Sacred Earth Journeys

Sacred Earth Journeys is a unique, award winning travel company specializing in Sacred Journeys, Wellness Travel &Yoga Retreats and Wisdom Teachings. Our Sacred Journeys programs offer opportunities to explore and connect with the spiritual energies and ancient traditions that exist at so
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Quest for Middle-earth - Book Review by Robert Morningstar

Dirk Vander Ploeg's "Quest for Middle Earth" A UFO Digest Book Review By Robert D. Morningstar (Copyright 2007, RDM* - All Rights Reserved)   It has often been stated, almost as an axiom but also like a litany, that &quo
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Sacred Encounters at Lake Titicaca – An Interview With Luis Fernando Mostojo Maertens

From Oct 18-25, 2008, I traveled to Bolivia to participate in a seven day retreat led by Luis Fernando Mostajo that was located at Lake Titicaca, Bolivia. Fernando claims to have physically met with representatives of both the Confederation of Planets and with 'Elders' or 'Ascended Ma

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