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Pachecutec in smoke  
   

Pachecutec in smoke

The statue of Pachecutec, in the center of the Plaza Armas, faces the hills that are burning. Smoke from the fire made the sky an unnatural orange.
COVID in Cusco: Week 30

October 10th 2020
Sunday, 4 October, 2020 205 days since Covid arrived in Cusco 30 weeks and I’m still in lockdown with an 8pm curfew? This isn’t like Europe, which is facing new lockdowns with their recent flood of new cases. Peru never lifted all of our lockdowns and curfews, even though in July the “quarantine” ended and for a couple weeks the curfew was 11pm. Here in Cusco, our cases of Covid explode ... 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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