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Get to Know The Hairless Peruvian Dog: Peru’s National Pet

Let’s introduce you to the Peruvian Inca Orchid or the Hairless Peruvian Dog! Dating back to the Inca empire, these funny-looking creatures have become the national dog of Peru and are famous throughout the world for their...

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Hard Cash and Cockfighting in Peru

The Coliseo de Gallos “La Grande” sits on the outskirts of Tarapoto It's a small but well-conceived cockfighting arena much like others found across Peru The location is neither dark nor dingy, and there is nothing...

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In Praise of Peruvian Beauty Pageants

Along the arid southern coast of Peru, near the expansive vineyards of Ica, they are put to work trampling grapes in large wooden vats In the humid high jungles of the east, they are interrogated with probing questions about...

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Kuelap: The Machu Picchu of the North

Among the clouds of the Peruvian Andes above the Amazon Rainforest, you’ll find the magnificent Archeological Complex of Kuelap, one of the oldest and biggest historical structures in South America and known as the “Machu...


Lima’s Fictional Museum of Contemporary Art

What is art It’s a good question, but one that starts to beat you round the head after a few hours strolling through the Tate Modern in London A plank of wood in a white room Some kind of mechanical implement sat on a...


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