No clue what I’m doing here. You?

I got some advice from Herbert for things to do around Cajamarca during the course of the following day. The idea was to go to Otuzco, then take a walk to Baños del Inca, go to the terms and, from there, take a bus to Polloc. I arrived in Otuzco without too much of a…

Eating cute animals and modelling on the Plaza de Armas

My first day in Cajamarca was characterised by a visit to the thermal city of Baños del Inca which is, as the name indicates, the place where the Inca was enjoying the hot springs. I didn’t do it that day, reserving it for another trip to the place. In terms of discovery, I rather settled…

Incas, Quechuas, Aymaras, Negroes & gringos

Cajamarca is a city of historical importance to Peru, because of the battle against the Spaniards in the sixteenth century, which resulted in the capture and murder of the Inca Emperor Atahualpa. Pizarro managed to defeat 80.000 men with only 106 foot-soldiers and 62 horsemen, with a horrifying massacre as a result. As a matter…