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The Treasure of the Andes

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There is no doubt that Peru is the birthplace of the potato, in Huancahuasi,Tarma produces more than half of the seed potatoes planted throughout Peru. The potatoes crops in the area are numerous as well as various. In Cascas heigths one of the annexes to the district, are prduced dozens of native varieties planted in […]

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Legends Peru – The Aya Uma

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On one of our trips through Peru, exactly on the Cajamarca province, we were told this story. It is said that once at midnight, a man was walking on a trail, taking along a little lamb and sent the characteristic sound of the Aya Uma, and then he saw a long and full haired woman’s […]

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Peruvian Folklore

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Mainly due to ethnic and racial mixing, Peru is a multicultural country, which has created a diverse and fascinating culture that has various and interesting artistic representations. The music and dances have always had a privileged place in it, being considered “living art” that can touch man’s senses. The traditional “limeño” (Lima locals) has always […]

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Yasila Beach

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In another one of our trips along the coasts of Peru, we were told another legend about Piura, called Yasila Beach, and so it goes: Yasila is a beautiful beach, near Paita. Its name comes from a young man called Zila that used to live on this beach and when his family would call him […]

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The White Dune

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In one of our trips through Peru, we found this wonderful legend of the Peruvian coast, and so it goes: On the Sechura district, about 12 miles from the town, there’s an immense dune in which the sand is so white that it’s simply called White Dune. It is quite high and no one can […]

The Huancahui - Trip Peru

The Huancahui

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It’s a bird similar to a sparrow hawk that makes a very peculiar sound. It has dark powers, capable of devouring the fiercest of vipers. It is said that if the Amazonian shaman learns the call of the Huancahui, they will dominate all vipers and if they fail when trying to mimic it they will […]