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The Peru Reader – One Look Through the Volume of History

Book: "The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics" Author: Orin Starn, Carlos Iván Degregori, Robin Kirk, editors Publisher: Duke University Press, 2nd edition, 2005 This nice compilation that starts with the introduction to the ancient times and ends with the recent events of the 20th century, is a good overview of the general history of Peru. When you first arrive to Peru, you will ...
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Lima – The Saddest City on Earth

Before my first visit to Lima, in the Fall of 2015, I always thought that it was like ‘all the other’ South American cities – full of glorious architecture, surrounded by breathtaking nature, and eternal sunshine. Little did I know that actually none of these things applied to Lima.  It is truly one of a kind city, and it is not …