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The Origins of the name Peru: According to Garcilaso de la Vega

Where did the name Peru come from? The name was never a word used by natives or by the Inca. So where did it originate? Who gave the country its name and why. The chronicles of Garcilaso de la Vega shed

History of Cusco

Cusco is full of history, traditional and legend, it is often difficult to know where facts end and myths begin. Archeological records show that the region was occupied by other advanced cultures prior to the Incas, and carbon dating shows inhabitants