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June 19th 2012
Published: August 8th 2012
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OK-OK! Finally done! You would be surprised how long this blog stuff takes! 😊 After returning from Peru on June 14th, I have finished uploading the photos! Be warned--there are a ton! I am going to let the pictures tell the story this time! We went from Antofagasta on a night bus to Arica, Chile (about 10 hours). We then took a taxi across the border into Tacna, Peru--that took about 3 hou... Read Full Entry



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POTATOES!!!POTATOES!!!
POTATOES!!!

Peru has over 3,000 varieties of potatoes! Here are just a few. I think I ate at least 50 kinds while I was there!!!
Guided tour of the marketGuided tour of the market
Guided tour of the market

A cool thing we did was sign up for a guided tour of the market followed by a Peruvian cooking class. I was in awe!!!
Our sweet market guide!Our sweet market guide!
Our sweet market guide!

Next to amazing different kinds of cheeses!
Pachamama offeringsPachamama offerings
Pachamama offerings

Peruvians are very into offerings to their Pachamama--mother earth. They do sacrifices of animals and offer many other things for good luck.
Wedding offerings to PachamamaWedding offerings to Pachamama
Wedding offerings to Pachamama

We took a photo rather than buying one :)
Peruvian baby love!Peruvian baby love!
Peruvian baby love!

He gave me a besito (little kiss)!!! Made my day!!! :)
Dog food!Dog food!
Dog food!

Even the dogs have a wide selection at this market!
Amazing ceviche we made in our cooking class!Amazing ceviche we made in our cooking class!
Amazing ceviche we made in our cooking class!

With roasted corn, sweet potatoes, many other things!!!
Cooking the main course with the group!Cooking the main course with the group!
Cooking the main course with the group!

I would give you all the real recipe, but I want to make it for you myself when I come home! :) I promise you won't be disappointed!
Kurt chilling out with our new friend between lunch and dessert!Kurt chilling out with our new friend between lunch and dessert!
Kurt chilling out with our new friend between lunch and dessert!

In the beautiful courtyard where we prepared our amazing lunch!



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