Communal Work in the Andes of Peru

Last may I was invited to organize a trip to visit local communities in the highlands of Peru, bringing tourists to learn the ancestral culture of the Highlanders of the Andes, and in retribution pay a fair price for the services offered by the people of the towns we visited: food, homestay, and souvenirs, It was…

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A Merry Christmas in Lima – Peru

The Joyful Christmas season is considered around the world one of the most espected celebrations of the year, and in Peru (an 80% catholic country by latest census) is celebrated from the most humble house to the mansion of the richest family, as usual. In Lima, capital of Peru and the city where I live,…

Curious picture of the day : Saint Martin of Porres

Few days ago was celebrated an special mass in honor of the first black saint of the new world and born in Peru , San Martin de Porres, in the picture not only can be seen the big crowd of devoted men from his existing cofrady (ancient type of colonial organization that a-group slaves that…

Changing of Guards Peruvian style

Every day at 12 o clock there is a solemn air blowing on the main square of Lima, at the main patio of our government palace an old martial ceremony takes place, in the same fashion of Buckingham Palace in London, or at the Kremlin in Moscow , the “Cambio de Guardia” is an event […]

Celebrations of Easter in Peru

Easter is not just a time to thank God and Jesus for his sacrifice in the cross, for locals is as well a time of traditions and family, is a time of thanking, and of course a time for eating!, the tradition dictates that only fish can be part of our diet in this days……