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Karen Grubb at Cusco Cathedral
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From local legends to ancient ruins, show us your best photos & tips with a historic perspective. Congrats to the winner of $2020 for travel! Read more here: http://blog.trover.com/history-photo-contest-winner/
Cusco Cathedral, Cuzco, PeruCusco CathedralCuzco, PeruOne of the most prominent colonial buildings in the main square of Cusco, the cathedral was built using blocks pilfered from the nearby Inca site...Cusco Cathedral, Cuzco, PeruCusco CathedralCuzco, PeruOne of the most prominent colonial buildings in the main square of Cusco, the cathedral was built using blocks pilfered from the nearby Inca site...Maras Salt Mines, Maras, PeruMaras Salt MinesMaras, PeruThe Salineras de Maras, built during the time of the Incas, are salt evaporation ponds fed by a constantly flowing salt spring. Nearly 3,000 pans...Qorikancha, Cuzco, PeruQorikanchaCuzco, PeruQorikancha was the most important temple in the Inca Empire, with walls plated in gold. The Spanish stripped the gold and built the Convent of...Chinchero Away Weaving Association, Chinchero District, PeruChinchero Away Weaving AssociationChinchero District, PeruOne of the more memorable sites from my trip to the Sacred Valley of Peru was the Centro de Textiles Tradicionales in Chinchero. At the center,...Cuzco, PeruCuzcoPeruEvery time I travel, I get a taste of the culture and history. I realized throughout my adventures most cultures acknowledge the devil in their own...Cuzco, PeruCuzcoPeruOn the way from Cusco to the Sacred Valley- enjoy the beautiful vistas overlooking this former capital of the Incan Empire. #historyMachu Picchu, PeruMachu PicchuPeruMachu Picchu is incredible! If you can be there in the evening just before it closes when there is almost no one there, it has a very spiritual...Maras Salt Mines, PeruMaras Salt MinesPeruSalt mines started by the Inca 600 years ago and still used today. #HistoryMachu Picchu, PeruMachu PicchuPeruThis amazing place can not be seen from anywhere on the ground, it is a city within the clouds, really magical and mysterious. There is really no...Centro Histórico, Cuzco, PeruCentro HistóricoCuzco, Peru3,400mts upon sea level. Historic, cultural town. House of the Sun temple, capital of The Sacred Inka valley. Don’t forget to have coca leaf and...Machu Picchu, PeruMachu PicchuPeruAfter days of hiking through the mountains of Peru, in altitudes up to almost 13,800 feet above sea level, I reached the ancient ruins of Machu...Ollantaytambo, PeruOllantaytamboPeruCity center, Ollantaytambo, Peru. Water is still channeled through the city streets. (It appeared to be used for personal property irrigation or...
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          1. 15d
            is there still a contest for #History?
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            Congrats to #History winner Karen Grubb! See the winning photo: https://www.trover.com/d/2SJ0x-cusco-cathedral-cuzco-peru
          3. 10d
            How do I add my photos to a contest please they I have tried many different ways but never see the after posting??
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            Hi Ron, the contest is closed but you can still add your photos to the list. Include the tag " #History " with your written description. Email feedback@trover.com if you are still having issues. Hope that helps!
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