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Chavín de Huantar

Experience the very beginnings of Peruvian culture as we know it Chavín de Huantar holds the secrets to modern Peruvian art, religion and society Arrival at the site may at first seem similar to any other archaeological spot,...

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Dining Alone in Zorritos (A Poem)

This post features a guest poem by Adam Stengel, an American writer and traveler _________________________________________________ Dining Alone in Zorritos Even my agua sounds way too Anglo, so a third-party is needed to...


Drugs in Peru: The Laws of Possession

According to Article 299 of the Peruvian penal code, possession of drugs is not punishable if possessed for personal and immediate consumption in quantities not exceeding: two grams of cocaine hydrochloride five grams...

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From Chachapoyas: Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man

A guest post by Chachapoyas resident Kerry Gubits Twenty-nine year old Luis Miguel Portilla Tuesta smiled when asked about his age He referred to a birth date in 1986 and said it was a rainy day Since that date, it...


Get the Latest News From Peru in English

It is a good idea to keep up-to-date with Peruvian news and events as you travel around the country You don’t have to become a political analyst or anything like that, but various things could happen that, as a traveler, you...


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