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Cusco market

February 10th 2010
I have discovered the local food and general everyday ware market in San Pedro Cusco, its a riot of colours, smells and its hectic activity has brought me back there many times in the last few weeks. It is an Andean Indigenous melting pot made obvious by the numerous different colours and styles of dress, Felt bowler hats topping the heads of ladies who would appear to sell mostly vegetables an ... 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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