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A trip to Pisac Market
November 19, 2012 - Pisac, Peru
  I am a real fan of indigenous markets and I had read a lot about the one in Pisac. One of my favourite articles that I recently read inspired me to not only take time to see the market, but also look a closer look at the traditional village of Pisac. You can read it here - Pisac - More Than Just a Ruin. Pisac Market is located in the main...
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Cusco here we come
November 14, 2012 - Cusco, Peru
Hi Everyone, Just to let you all know that I have made it okay! I arrived into Lima late last night, and after a good nights kip at the Ramada in Lima I took an early morning flight out to Cusco. Jon was there as expected to collect me, and I am now resting in the hotel. Will head out and explore Cusco a little later on, but for now I am going...
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LIMA - Monasterio San Francisco
May 1, 2009 - Lima, Peru
   Second visit to one of Limas´tourist attraction: the very old monastery of the Franciscan monks who followed the Spanish conquest, and made a very wealthy but pious retreat from the world - which contained apparently too many temptations to resist if they went out. So they built themselves this church, palace, and catacombs to spend...
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LIMA - MUSEO LARCO - impressive
April 30, 2009 - Lima, Peru
 So I have been spending a bit of down time in Lima to recuperate from Crazy Buenos Aires, and to fulfill my promise to start this blog...All done, time to get out on my own in the big city, haggle with the taxi drivers and walk the streets trying to take in all the weird and wonderful... First stop, the Larco Museum in the block of Pueblo...
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LIMA - LA SIERRA
April 26, 2009 - Lima, Peru
  Yesterday, the beach...Today, the mountain. Francois is taking his family and I to the desert mountains, higher and higher until it becomes green, and down back to the painted town of Antioquia. We are meeting with Pierre Charlier, his surinamese wife Ari and his kids Raphael and Melatie. It doesn't seem that anyone knows precisely how to get...
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