Traditional yellow & gold, with hand washing stations
New Year in Peru is rung in with yellow and gold on everything from decorations to underwear. The masks and hand washing stations here became the norm nine months ago and are likely to remain the same throughout 2021. The Peruvian government has said that masks will be mandatory until a vaccine is widely distributed.
2021 NYE in Urubamba, the last chocolatada and blog update January 3rd 2021 Week 42: My blog is moving to https://heatherjasper.com
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I took last week off from blogging and spent a very traditional New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Urubamba. Just like Christmas Eve, on New Year's Eve we waited until midnight, ... read more
South America » Peru » Cusco » Cusco 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
I live in Cusco, Peru and will be posting mostly about my trips around Peru and South America. From August 2012 to June 2014 I lived in Dhaka, Bangladesh and blogged about living there and traveling around Southeast Asia. This blog also contains my stories from living in Istanbul, two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco, and some other travels. ... full info