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Postales de Peru

December 12th 2010
I am writing from a small bed in the Sucro neighborhood of Lima Peru. Outside, machines work to repair the sidewalk and cars hiss by my window while I lay face up on my back typing with the computer balancing on my chest. Ironically, a violin is trembling a concerto in the background. Gino, Stephanie┬┤s brother, is practicing for his first symphony and helping me feel even more tragic and helpless ... 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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