Sunday, June 10, 2012

Barry Kass presents: A Trek In the Andes Mountains of Peru to Machu Picchu, City of the Incas 6/15/2012 in Suffern.

Barry Kass will present an illustrated lecture on Peru and Machu Picchu 1:30PM on June 15th, at the Suffern Free Library, 210 Lafayette Ave., Suffern, NY 10901. The lecture will take the audience to the Andes Mountains of Peru, where we will visit will the Urubamba Valley, the 'Sacred' valley of the ancient civilization of the Incas. The ruins of the Inca cities of Cusco, Pisac and Ollantaytambo will be explored, as will the famous 'lost city' of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Photos taken while hiking the Inca Trail through the mountains and jungles of the Andes to the fabled "lost' city will be included. Barry will talk about the rise of the Incas, their development as a mighty civilization in South America, and their destruction by the Spanish conquistadors under Francisco Pizarro.

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