Ayacucho is known as the most colonial city after cusco and one of the nicer cities of Peru. Also known as the birthplace for the Marxist group ‘ Sendero Luminoso’ in one of the most remote areas of Peru. The road to Lima was completed only in 1999 and Cusco is a 200 km – 23 hour ride. On the photos is also the old capital of the Wari civilization which boosted an impressive 50.000 inhabitants about 1000 years ago.