Trujillo, Chan Chan
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 - the houses of common people are outside the center of the site and are eroded to small mounds by wind and very rare but heavy rains.

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – the houses of common people are outside the center of the site and are eroded to small mounds by wind and very rare but heavy rains.

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – the houses of common people are outside the center of the site and are eroded to small mounds by wind and very rare but heavy rains. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 -  a doorway to a palace. The buildings have high walls and no windows, only narrow doors. It is like a maze.

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – a doorway to a palace. The buildings have high walls and no windows, only narrow doors. It is like a maze.

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – a doorway to a palace. The buildings have high walls and no windows, only narrow doors. It is like a maze. a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 - built like a maze these seem to be living quarters of the elites. The walls are heavily eroded as they are soft sandstone

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – built like a maze these seem to be living quarters of the elites. The walls are heavily eroded as they are soft sandstone

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – built like a maze these seem to be living quarters of the elites. The walls are heavily eroded as they are soft sandstone a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 - the large buildings seem to be palaces although there are also smaller rooms opening out to courtyards Palaces

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – the large buildings seem to be palaces although there are also smaller rooms opening out to courtyards Palaces

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – the large buildings seem to be palaces although there are also smaller rooms opening out to courtyards Palaces a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 - the site has large courtyards, rooms and ramps. Ramps are a feature of many archaeological sites of the coast of South AmericaRamps

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – the site has large courtyards, rooms and ramps. Ramps are a feature of many archaeological sites of the coast of South AmericaRamps

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – the site has large courtyards, rooms and ramps. Ramps are a feature of many archaeological sites of the coast of South AmericaRamps a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 - this reservoir with Totora reeds is within one of the large square compounds which was probably an extended family dwelling. This pool was the source of water although now somewhat overgrown

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – this reservoir with Totora reeds is within one of the large square compounds which was probably an extended family dwelling. This pool was the source of water although now somewhat overgrown

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – this reservoir with Totora reeds is within one of the large square compounds which was probably an extended family dwelling. This pool was the source of water although now somewhat overgrown a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter
Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 - Chan Chan street with curious sidewalk like sides and the narrowing at various intervals

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – Chan Chan street with curious sidewalk like sides and the narrowing at various intervals

Peru, Chan Chan 2008-10-30 – Chan Chan street with curious sidewalk like sides and the narrowing at various intervals a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter