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Part 1 - Conquistadors, Aztecs and Revolution
Judith Jones travels through Mexico from northern Chihuahua to the central state of Zacatecas learning about the history of the Spanish conquistadors, visiting the pre-Incan Toltec site of Tula, and discovering civilizations which pre-dated the Mayans and Aztecs. In Michoacan she witnesses the butterfly fishermen of Lake Patzcuaro, while in Mexico City she visits the remains of the Aztec temple Huitzilopochtli and the National Palace before traveling to Cuernavaca and a 900 year old Aztec Pyramid in Tepoztlan.
Part 2 - Conquistadors, Incas
Brianna Barnes travels through Peru exploring the land of the Incas, from Cajamarca to Cuzco, the nearby Sacred Valley, and the ruins of the former Incan fortresses of Ollantaytambo. After taking a train to the abandoned mountain-top city of Machu Picchu, she takes a spectacular bike trek in Colca Canyon, then ventures to Arequipa where Inca buried their dead around the summits of spectacular volcanoes. She finishes with a trek to the summit of Nevado Pichu Pichu, sacred to the ancient Inca and Peruvians today.
Along the way:
- Visit a silver mine in Zacatecas
- Witness a shamanic purifying ritual in Peru
- Learn about conquistadors Francisco Pizarro and Hernan Cortez
- Discover pre-Hispanic gods and ancient rituals Part of the Globe Trekker Around The World Series.
Runtime: 52 minutes per program
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