Colca and Valle de los Volcanes

Sibayo, Runi Llajta - The Stone Village.

Sibayo is a small village in Colca Valley, that has preserved its authentic way of life. Despite the modernisation of the region, especially in the 20th century, the community of this stone village has decided to retain its way of life – using llama cargueras instead of cars and roads, preserving the Inca and Collagua style architecture, traditions, language, gastronomy, clothes, etc.

Keywords: Tangible cultural heritage, Protecting cultural artefacts, Intangible heritage, Respecting authenticity, Indigenous intellectual property Cultural tourism, Community-based tourism, Rural tourism village, authenticity, UNESCO, cultural preservation, Cultural preservation, community building Cultural tourism, Rural tourism Landscape & Scenery, Tangible cultural heritage, Intangible heritage

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