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Ancient Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu

“The Incas Planted Water”

Did you just utter an incredulous “What?” Or raise your eyebrow and say, “The Incas planted water? Yeah right.”  Yes, I thought the same thing.  I held a straight face as our host told us of the marvel of the Incas. Inwardly, I wondered about this legend and the story behind it.  As the story

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Lima Peru

Christmas in Lima, Peru

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the streets every horn was honking, even the geese HOW TO KNOW WHEN TO HONK YOUR HORN IN PERU If someone is backing up and might hit your car If someone in front of you slows down for a red light If you see a gringo on

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Peru beach

First Glimpse of Peru

Huanchaco, Peru, where the desert meets the sea, and the dry breeze cools the skin while the sun warms the soul. We took the overnight bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Chiclayo, Peru. In the early hours, I awoke. Moving the window curtain aside, I peered out to take in my first glimpse of Peru. The

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