They say that Inca Emperor Atahualpa was taking a well deserved rest on his way back to Cusco after a long journey from Quito and the recent defeat of his half brother in battle. While bathing he was disturbed by a messenger bringing word that strangers had arrived, these strangers were the Spanish.
Category: "Cajamarca Guide"
Set in the rolling green hills of the northern Peruvian Andes, Cajamarca is a land of history and tradition but also of carnival and music. The colonial city is a simpler, quieter and less commercialized version of Cusco, mostly free of tourism and all it brings, but with just as much to offer.