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Incan Location and Geography: In the Incan language, Quechua, their empire was known as Tawantinsuyu. This means "land of the four quarters." Historians put the beginning of the Inca Empire at around 1200.The Tahuantinsuyo had risen in the Cuzco (Cusco) area, later it has expanded and
Hike the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, explore the depths of the Colca Canyon and experience the island cultures of Lake Titicaca on a homestay. Discover the diverse scenery of Peru and Bolivia on this exciting overland journey and get a glimpse of the homeland of the Incas.
Now the trail is really heating up, from this point on you'll be visiting the Inca Trail, where you can trek the demanding trail, a part of a series of ancient highways, that link the Inca Empire from Quito in Ecuador, to Santiago in Chile. Seeing the ruins for the first time is indescribable.
The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, lit. "The Four Regions"), also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America. Its political and administrative structure is considered by most scholars to have been the most developed in the Americas before Columbus' arrival.
Published in October 1950 with three articles including "Peru, Homeland of the Warlike Inca," this map of South America is the first to show airports on the continent. Land transportation was growing as well at this time, as evidenced by the roads and railways under construction.