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At Home with the (Perivian) Family

August 2nd 2007
Arriving in new countries means border crossings, and our arrival in Peru featured another interesting one. We were determined to make the first bus of the day into Peru and to do that we needed to get a collectivo from Arica (in Chile) to the border, through no mans land and into Tacna, which is the first city inside Peru. Getting the car was no problem, we had a whole host of 1970 big American f ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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