A Parade for the Virgin of Copacabana – Lima

On last August 19th, I had the pleasure of witnessing an interesting event that united faith and tradition – pagan and catholic -,  a parade that has been taking place in many cities in these South American territories since colonial times, to commemorate the beloved “Virgen de Copacabana”. Here the story: View this post on Instagram A regular…

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Saint Rose of Lima

Most Peruvians and Latin Americans are devoted to God, the Virgin Mary and “the Saint of the house” (every family has a preference for a saint, and every saint works in different ways and solves different problems) Some of them are considered super powerful, Like Saint Jude Tadeo considered the saint of impossibles or Saint Martin…

The Ceremony of the Marriage of Alpacas. Patacancha, Cusco – Peru

Yes, in my country Alpacas get married… As we all know, nowadays in many countries people marry their pets, sometimes for fun, and sometimes because those little animals become part of the family, and like their own children, they are given love, attentions, and all the comfort their loving parents-owners can provide to them, this is pretty…