Machu Picchu

My family and I went to Machu Picchu in Peru last week.  The Incans built Machu Picchu.  Machu Picchu was used as a vacation home.  We got there by bus and walking. I saw lots of interesting things at Machu Picchu including temples, terraces, and work shops. There were three temples that I thought were…

Halloween in Cusco, Peru

Halloween in Cusco, Peru was interesting, fun, and different.  It was fun because you got to walk on streets and look in stores that you have never been in before.  It was interesting because it was only in the streets around the plaza and not all around the city.  There was no trick or treating…

THE BASILICA!

In Quito Ecuador there is a church called the Basilica. The Basilica is very old, tall, and has lots of details. I went to the Basilica with my dad. Priest and people of Quito started collecting money for the Basilica in 1884. They started collecting materials in 1887. In 1892 they placed the first stone!…

Museums of Quito

Museums in Quito are amazing! Most old museums in Quito were built the same way! They were built in two parts that are almost identical, but they had different rooms. For example, one was a  hospital and two were houses (they were just normal places).  In the one that was a hospital and now is…