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Divination played a large part in religious life. Everything, from treating illness to determining the correct sacrifices, was performed by the high priest consulting the oracles, observing the path of a spider in a dish, the position of scattered coca leaves, or by drinking ayahuasca (see p27). The lower band shows mainly harvesting or floral motifs. A PORTRAIT OF PERU Farming The Incas carved up mountains into vast terraced farmlands. The banks of the terraces were held up by stone walls. In 1500 there was more land in cultivation in the Andes than there is today.
Cajón, crafted from a wooden box with a sound hole at the back, provides another percussion element to the music of the coast. The musician sits on top and beats on the front surface with the palms. Andean harp is a 36-stringed instrument with a large boatshaped and half-conical sound box. It creates a uniquely rich and powerful bass. It is an essential part of most bands in the highlands. Quena, a delicate, reed-like, notched flute, is a versatile instrument. Once made from llama or condor bone, today it is often made from wood or bamboo.
In the highlands, days are clear and sunny from June to September, although temperatures can plummet at night. Hikers planning on doing the Inca Trail should aim for these months. This is also a good time to visit the jungle as both mosquito and river levels are down. Lima is blanketed in a grey haze during this period, with high humidity making the days and nights chilly. The waters of the Pacific are too cold for swimming. May Corpus Christi (end May/early Jun), Cusco. This is the most impressive Corpus Christi procession.