Category Archives: Peru

Death, Taxi Driver Knowledge, and Huaynos

Reposted from my entry on Dutty Artz: “They’re widows,” the woman standing behind the till explained. I had spotted the two viudas, Rosita and Ricardina, dancing slowly to the huaynos playing on the speakers. This was one of those tiny … Continue reading

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Nine Hours in Lima

The best cheapest one-way flight to Porto Alegre from Los Angeles meandered from LAX to San Salvador, El Salvador to Lima, Peru before arriving in Porto Alegre 24 hours later. This meant two red-eye flights within the space of one … Continue reading

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