Peru Philatelic Study Circle

The 'Chasquis'; runners that delivered
messages, were the postmen of the Incas,
running on the
'Inca Highway' or 'Qhapaq Ñan',
the sophisticated Pre-Columbian road system,
reaching all corners of the Inca Empire.

The image on the right was taken from a
drawing made by
Guaman Poma de Ayala,
Peruvian chronicler of the XVI century.

The Chasqui is the symbol of
Peru Post.
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