Notes on the Geography of Great Mirror: Photo 2
If we were really going to describe Cusco today, we would spend a lot of time--maybe most of our time--looking at buildings like this. Where did the grandparents of the residents here today live? How do the people here today get by? My own preference would be to ask who made money on this stuff. The pre-development land owner? The developer? A city official? Guidebooks never talk about this stuff: it's the old Baedeker's disease.
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