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Featured Peru Story | Peru: Ghosts of the Conquistadors

How an Incan empire was thrown by a thirst for riches an "appetite" for gold?
All over the Andes, Spanish colonial buildings are supported by the foundations of Inca masonry, relics of the bloody conquest that shaped Peru's fate. It remains one of the most astonishing acts of bravura in military history. On September 24, 1532, a haphazard group of conquistadors – a mere 106 foot-soldiers and 62 cavalrymen – landed on the Pacific coast, at the edge of the powerful Inca empire, led by an illiterate pig farmer named Francisco Pizarro.
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