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The Bulls

This is one of those little details that I used to walk by four times a day, but never noticed before. Having a pair of bulls on the roof is a tradition imported to Cusco from Puno. Supposedly, they bring good luck and fertility. That second bit makes absolutely no sense to me, because you really need a cow for fertility.
COVID-19 in Cusco: Quarantine Week 5

April 18th 2020
Sunday, 12 April, 2020 28 days of quarantine down, 14 more to go Like every Sunday in the new world of Peru under quarantine, nobody is allowed to leave their homes today, except for emergency medical services. All grocery stores, pharmacies and banks are closed on Sundays. No other businesses have been open for a month. I got back to my workout routine today, after skipping yester ... read more
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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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