Moquegua is a city located on the Southern
Peruvian Coast, with a population of 138,000 inhabitants. The climate is
dry and warm with sunshine throughout most of the year. The town has a
lovely view of the fertile valley it overlooks. Historians report that
this town was closely related to the Tiahuanaco and Pucara cultures, belonging
to the Lake Titicaca region, up in the highlands, further to the east.
Moquegua is traditionally a fruit and wine producer, although now its main
activity is mineral mining. It is in a volcanic area, close to Huaynaputina
and Tixani mountains. The town has many monuments left by the Spaniards.
Moquegua is famed for its varied and tasty sweet products, wines, pisco