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“The Andes don’t give back what they take” Chilean Saying

ALIVE- This poem is dedicated to the 29 who died and the 16  Andes survivors. 58 more words


Mummies, deserts and historical delights of Peru

I entered Peru with only one expectation – to see the picture postcard Machu Picchu.

What I got was day after day of diverse treats which took me from dune buggying in the desert to snowball fights on top of the Andes. 601 more words

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Junin is cloudy and drizzly and wet. The road to Junin was terrifying. Imagine a bus slaloming down a muddy river with a cliff on one side that goes hundreds of feet down. 700 more words

The Women of Hualcayán - Women Workers and Artisans

Salta a Español: Las Mujeres de Hualcayán, Mujeres trabajadoras, Mujeres Tenjedoras

The Women of Hualcayán, Women Workers and Artisans

by Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza

On July 15th, 2014, two women in Hualcayán, Peru, Aquila and Consuelo, began work on different fabric designs and embroidery. 1,005 more words

Machu Picchu, High in the Sky and Close to the Clouds

Machu Picchu

Approaching the realm of the condor

I ascend stairs of stone

Deep breaths expand my lungs and mind

Transported by magnificence

I imagine the puma stalking his prey without fear. 109 more words

Nadja Maril

Морай и Марас, круги и мозаика

По Священной долине инков можно лазить с месяц. Руины на руинах, затерянные города (Мачу-Пикчу совсем не единственный) и прочие следы цивилизации инков разбросаны здесь на каждом шагу.

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