Today has been a memorable day for the city of Cusco. Inti Raymi, the most eagerly awaited feast of year, gathered a powerful number around the Plaza de Armas and Sacasayhuaman. It included thousands of spectators, Peruvians and tourists the world over. The stage, if it could be said to compare, triumphed.
The Feast of the Sun is celebrated every 24th of June. This solstice marks the new year in the Andes. The Andean solstice includes ceremonies and Incan rites to both Mother earth and the sun god. The people danced beautifully. It has been a great feast. I, as a spectator, had great fun and was filled with joy. Cusco has a rich culture that impresses everyone who visits.
I got some images of the celebration of Inti Raymi and I did a photo essay to share with you. Please enjoy.
There. Take that second one and look it over.