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Looking into the eyes of a God

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When the Spanish Conquistador Hernando Pizarro arrived at The Temple of the Sun, near present day Lima in Peru, he was disappointed to discover that the Temple's God and Oracle was nothing more than a wooden idol. He expected solid gold. I know how he felt. One of the pitfalls of independent travel is that sometimes you miss things - and this miss was bigger than most. Continue Reading

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