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Exploring Cuzco,Perú!

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Justin Wallace

on 14 December 2012

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Transcript of Exploring Cuzco,Perú!

LAS CELEBRACIONES Y ARTE GEOCULTURA Population-As of 2007, the population of Cuzco is 358,935, but that number was tripled 20 years ago.
Inca Empire- Cuzco was the site of the historic capital of the Inca empire, it was the largest empire in Pre-Columbian America.
Altitude-3,400 meters.
Languages-Cusco Quechua and Spanish.
Economy- Cuzco is a big a tourist attraction, it has very beautiful architectures and churches, and fantastic food. We will explore the geography, the celebrations and art, the food, and the famous places of Cuzco. CUZCO-Capital of Peru, located in the Andes Mountain Range. It is 3,400 meters above sea level. The city is shaped like a puma. LA COMIDA Potato Varieties-There is around 2,000 varieties of potatoes, one of the Incans Empires most important crop.
Cui-A dish made with guinea pig that can be served with many different sides to make different dishes.
Chifa-A style of chinese cooking, sweet and sour menu with fried wontons. It is prepared with duck, pig and chicken. Quail egg and pineapple, peach juice, onions, and vegtables.
El maíz(corn)-Like potatoes, corn was also an important crop and the Incans grew and harvested them.
Agriculture and markets-the Sacred Valley is a lush agricultural region supplying the city of Cusco with much of its produce such as maize, fruit and vegetables. LUGARES FAMOSOS Templo del Sol-The temple of the Sun,In Quechua its name means Golden Courtyard.This temple was often covered in gold for various reasons.
La plaza de Armas-The center of ancient and modern Cuzco, this is an old market place for the Incas.
La Catedral de Cuzco-This cathedral was built from 1559 to 1654 on the city’s main square, Plaza de Armas, located in it is beautiful art.
Las paredes de los do los Incas y-Walls from the old Incan civilization are still used today.
La piedra de los doce ángulos-Closely assembled rocks made up the walls of an old Incan palace. Justin Williams Exploring Cuzco, Perú Inti Raymi- It is held annually in Saqsaywaman, the day of San Juan, June 24.There are more than 100,000 viewers each year. It is the new year for the Incas.
El festival de Corpus Christi-Spanish were shocked to learn that the children of the Sun were taken out in procession as mummies of the Incas. The missionaries had an idea to replace the shocking remains by images of the Virgin and the Catholic saints. Then this celebration was born.
La cerámica cuzqueña-Pottery was a widespread activity in Perú, enjoyed by many Incans.
La cerería-The art of chandlery is an ancient craft in Cusco, the colors of the candles have a different meaning and use according to their thickness and size.
El retorno a Egipto(1680)-painted by Diego Quispe Tito (1611-1681), an Indian painter from Cuzco. He founded the Cuzco school of painting after the destruction of works of art caused by an earthquake. INCA EMPIRE Inti Raymi El festival de Corpus Christi La cerámica cuzqueña La cerería El retorno a Egipto(1680) Potato Varieties Cui Chifa El maíz Agriculture and Markets Templo del sol La Plaza de Armas La Catedral de Cuzco Las paredes de los do los Incas y La piedra de los doce ángulos
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