ICHIC OLLCO

THE ICHIC OLLCO

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In Peruvian mythology you can usually find stories that have been retold to such extent that they suffer small variations and nowadays they turn out to belong not to one but to multiple villages, and it’s hard to define their origin. One of these stories is the one we’ll tell you about now… and we […]

mayantu

THE MAYANTU

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A legend from the jungle of Peru tells that the Mayantu is a kind of elf with the face of a toad that lives on the high part of the jungle. It lives on gigantic trees that house its colossal figure which mimic to the bark of the trees. This character has the particularity of […]

sachamama

SACHAMAMA

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A legend from the jungle of Peru tells that the SACHAMAMA it’s a land boa of great size, over its body great vegetation has grown, in a way that camouflages it to the sight of men and jungle animals. Those who come near and rest on it end up devoured by this giant serpent. Links: Peru […]