The second part of the first archeosite Project in Cuzco, Peru.
1. What does it mean – Archeosite?
This project is the mixture of the scientific investigation and reconstruction of everyday life of the epoch marked by miscellaneous remarkable distinctive features. Are the any other such projects in the world? Yes, there is Guedelon® in France, the project that runs for 10 years now. And there are museum and interactive elements in Belgium, in Ramioul.
2. What does Inka llacta® refer to?
Inka llacta® or the city of Incas refers to the epoch of Inkanato or the apogee of the Inca Empire, i.e. XV and XVI centuries. These were the times of ruling of Pachacutec, Amaru y Tupac Yupanqui.
3. What are the goals of the projects Inka Llacta® and Inkanato®?
To realize the project of sufficient development in the rural part of the Andes with the cultural bases..
4. What are the ways to provide the sufficient development?
A/ To hire the local residents from the surrounding villages for the needed works (construction, plantations, services).
B/ To create the area that attracts centralized attention on different levels – the locas and as well the international attention to the zone of the cultural heritage.
C/ To create and to advance the educational centre for the scientific visits, for the cultural and touristics visits, which generates services connected to the local business. To develop and to increase the interest to the archeological sites and museums by the use of the original things, the copieas of which could be found at the archeological "Inka Llacta®".
D/ To demonstrate to the local rural residents everything that is needed in order to increase the interest and to rise the possibility to create the, display and sell the crafts and the art objects, products and services.
5. What has been done so far?
The Llacta or Kancha of Inca aristocracy – the constructions and the imitation of the ancient inhabitants with their everyday life and characteristic events.
We have based our work at the studies of the scientists, dedicated themselves to the topic. The base of our project was also the archeological sites, museums and their exhibits, the work of restoration specialists, archeologists, museum specialists, agronomists and many others. It was also used as a platform of the investigation of the ancient techniques, cults, art, crafts, textiles, natural dyes, ceramics and so on. Various products, meant to be sold at shops, miscellaneous cultural elements, performances and other cultural issues, connected to the archeological theme.
It is located at the border of Cuzco, at the place called « Inka Llacta® »
The first hectare: the area called “modern and receiving Novoinka®”
or Kolke llacta, marked as Urin saya (Lower Part) where
you may find:
The administration: the exposition start, the ticket office, parking, the hall with the exposition, the workshops, restaurant, living rooms, laboratory, recreational area and the conference hall.
second hectare: the area called “the architecture and the constructions
of the Inka” or Choque llacta, marked as Hanan Saya (upper
part) where you can find:
The constructional works of the experimental archeology, and such constructions as: Huasis or Sura sura, Kallanka, Colcas, Chulpas, Ushnu, the small plazas, gardens, workshops, pottery ovens, looms.
Ø The third hectare: the area called “the agriculture of the Inkas” or Sumaq Chacra or Inti Tikatika, where you find:
The plantations with the local plants, which are very typical for the Incas, such as corn or mais (sarasara), Quinua, Kiwicha, Tarwvi, potatoes, olluco, yacon, aguaymanto, the trees and bushes such as capuli, sauco, chachacomo, queuña.
The realized and purchased elements:
We have bought two hectares
We have constructed multifunctional hall for the working or eating.
We have erected the house of the unburned brick, which consists of nine rooms – 8 usual rooms and one Royal.
We have investigated the epoch of Incas, obtained the basic library and got the original objects and made its copies.
The various participants of our project:
The travel agency Aventura Latino Americana® - the agency that includes the visit to Inka llacta® into its schemes and brings its clients and its experience in tourist management into the project.
The archeological restaurant Inkanato® brings in its unique collection of various replicas of Inca epoch objects, the original of which were found at the archeological sites in Cuzco and are represented in the museums; as well the restaurant brings in its knowledge of cuisine and culinary, the knowledge of the local food and products, based at Novoinka® cuisine, created in this restaurant. Everything is done with the assistance and support of chiefs Elena Gamarra and Mario Campos.
The museums Larco Herrera® from Lima and The Museum of Pre-Columbian Art® in Cuzco, the bring in their experience in public relationships and share this experience with us, they kindly provide us access to the exhibits in order to crate replicas and provide us with the information on the creation of the various archeological objects, such as books, CD, DVD, etc.
The actor, the author, the composer and the interpreter - Nivardo Carrillo brings in his talent, his imagination, experience in the production of the art projects for the site, at the site and together with the site.
The Group Inkanato Yachaynin® consists of various people, who specialize in agronomy, such as the engineer-agronomist Ladislao Palomino, the director of the Confederación Belga de la Construcción Jean-Christophe, Vanderhaegen, the informatics engineer Fernando Acosta.
The Supportive team Georges Baliko, Virginia Pauca, Yolande Pirsoul, etc.
The Artists, who entertain our quests:
Orfebreria: Romulo Kolke
Ceramis: Roberto Perez
Music: Edgar Espinoza y Nivardo Carrillo etc.
7. Who is doing that?
The creator of this concept in Peru is Belgian Guy Vanackeren©, businessman, who enjoys investigating Permian history, archeology, the nature, the cuisine the crafts and arts. Everything was done with the use of special infrastructure and the original tools.
8. What is the base for the realization of the constructions?
The following works as:
The architecture of the Incas, Graziano Gasparini y Luise Margolies
The Study of the
Architecture, Construction and Planning of the Incas, Santiago
The Architecture of Pre-Hispanic Epoch in the Bolivian Andes, Escalantes Moscoso Javier F.
The Architecture and the Constructions of the Incas in Ollantaytambo, Protzen Jean-Pierre, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru Fondo Editorila 2005
The Archeological Architecture of the Period Thanpumach'ay, Zecenarro Benavente German.
The Hydraulically Works of the Incas in the Ancient Peru, Regal Matienzo Alberto INC
The Agricultural Tools of the Ancient Peru, Rivero Luque Victor
Other scientific materials from various sources were used during the creation of the project:
Bauer Brian S.
· The Ancient Traditions in the Cuzco , Edit CBC
· The Development of the Inca State, Edit CBC
· On the Andean Archeology, Edit CBC
· The Sacred Sites of the Incas, El sistema de Ceques del Cuzco Edit CBC
Brack Egg Antonio
Peru: ten hundred years of the domestication, Edit. Bruño
Brack Egg Antonio et Mendiola V. Cecilia
The Ecology of Peru Edit PNUD, Bravo Quintana Antonio et Bravo Beltran Dayana
The Alimentation and Nutrition of the Andean Cultures, Edit San Marcos, Cabiese Fernando
Ø The hundred centuries of the Bread, Universidad San Martin de Pores Escuela Profesional de Turismo y Hoteleria.
Ø The Health, The Gods, The Medicine in the Ancient Peru, Edit Universidad Cientifica del Sur Fondo Editorial.
The Alimentation of the Obtaining the Alimentation in Pre-Hispanic Peru, Edit INC
The Cuisine of the Incas, the Gastronimical Traditions and Culinary Techniques. Edit. Universidad San Martin de Porres
The Culinary Identity in Peru, Edit. Universidad San Martin de Porres
Olivera Lezama Julio Edmundo
Ajha Mama Qollana INC, Carrion Cachot Rebeca
The Cult of Water in the Ancient Peru, INC
Cassinelli del Sante
The Trees and Bushes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Rumbos S.A Editores & Consultores
· The Birds of
Machu Picchu, 86 most common species. Etc.
The study of the receiving part constructions:
The first part:
19 rooms, which are split into 8 rooms, 11 royal suites or Royales, and 1 suite Inka.
The room space is about 30m2
The Suit space is 60m2.
The Imperial Suite space is 70m2
The Inca Suite space is 80m2
The objects, furniture and decor:
The double rooms: two double beds
The matrimonial rooms: 1 Queen size bed+ one additional bed with 11/2
Suites: King size bed
Rooms: Bathroom, wash-stand, shower, WC, mirror, etc.
Suites: Bathroom, two wash-stands, WC, bath or Jacuzzi, etc.
One mixed room Dining Room/Living Room
One basic kitchen
The Second part is to have the following:
30 rooms split into 8 rooms, 20 suites Royals, 2 suites Imperials. 1 suite Inka
The space of the rooms is approximately 30m2
The space of the Suites is approximately 50m2
The Suite Royal is approximately 60m2
The Suite Imperial is approximately 70m2
The Suite Inka is approximately 80m2.
The financial studies:
We continue to purchase the land for the constructions and the 2 out of thee recommended hectares are already in our possession.