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Cordillera Blanca

WOW!!!
Can´t I have a day off already!! (the "12k downhill walk")

December 2nd 2006
We are in Huaraz region of Peru and wow, what a change from Guatemala! We have been amazed at how nice people are here, even coming out of their homes to wait for a bus with us, and even, on occasion, having students come up and want a picture with us...freak show anybody?!? They specifically asked for a photo with the gringos, which we had taken but absolutely no doubts allowed said we were from ... 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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