This is what is known as a"Young Town" Temporary houses that evolve from "mud" to "wood" to "adobe" to "cement"
Sutran is a company that checks Bus and Truck paperwork for tickets and warrants This company's control of the roads has cut down on accidents and speeding
Agriculture is 2nd largest source of income for this area Agriculture was an important activity of Inca Empire
Tambo Colorado an Inca settlement built with coastal architectural features and materials Built during the Tupac Yupanqui in the last quarter of the 15th centurey to control the local populations as well as the Coast to Highland movements
Central Plaza In every Inca settlement the buildings were built around a big trapezoidal plaza where the communities congregated to attend ceremonies
The Ushnu an altar for praying, sacrifices and various ceremonies It was the symbol of Inca power It's location is unusual since these types of structures are usually in the center of the plaza
Coastal architecture has strong river stone base topped with adobe
Temple of The Sun in this section there was a low three step pyramid that probably worked as the Temple of Sun It was destroyed several decades ago by the waters of the Pisco River
The Inca Palace is the residential section of the local representative of the ruling elite
Looking through door of the Interior of the Palace outside It is significant that the Mountain is in line with the door Mountain was thought to be a protector by the Incas
Incas used a lot of colors particularly yellow, white or red
Window niches were for idols
Second stories of homes take a long time to complete because of the additional property tax accessement
Another example of "Young Town"
Sumaqkay was founded in 2006, our main goal was to merge tradition and contemporary fashion in one harmonious piece