I am still alive! January 28th 2012 Hello to all!!
Sorry it's been so long! Merry Christmas, Happy New Year-- and Happy Valentine's Day! As most of you know, I was here in Peru for the New Year and Christmas. Spending Christmas away from home, was definitely hard-- but do-able. Here in Arequipa the Christmas celebrations are a little different. They open their gifts on Christmas Eve night at about midnight, and they shoot ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa » Arequipa 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