Tag Archive: Peru

The color and the shape of Americas Food

The volcanic Northern ANDES mountains – the backbone of LatinAmerica – especially Colombia and Ecuador and the Amazons in the Brazil are very fertile areas suitable for farming. Corn and Potato came from… Continue reading

Uros and their totora (reed) boats

There is no CGI here. These boats are real and they are ship-sized, made of a type of reed called totora plant. i took this photo at Isla Del Sol, one of the… Continue reading

Salineras de Maras – Cuzco

from wikipedia: Since pre-Inca times, salt has been obtained in Maras by evaporating salty water (provided by a nearby subterranean stream) in the sun, leaving the salt behind. In the mines there are… Continue reading

Ekeko- the God of Abundance

His name is Ekeko. A bit like a local Santa Claus Ekeko is in mythology and folklore of Peru, Bolivia and northern Argentina, the god of abundance. This little Ekeko dolls are often… Continue reading

Big nosed colonialist in Cuzco Peru

  The first Spaniards arrived in the city of Cusco Peru on November 15, 1533. Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro officially discovered Cusco on March 23, 1534, naming it the “Very noble and great… Continue reading