Category: Peru

A Different Way to Carry Things: The Andean “Manta”
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November 12, 2014November 20, 2018

A Different Way to Carry Things: The Andean “Manta”

All across the world, people have devised unique solutions to their daily problems. A big one being how to carry things while keeping your hands free. While some cultures have people carry things on their heads, in a cart, or in backpacks; Peruvian women have devised a unique solution with the Andean manta. One of the...

The Trail to the Yanapaccha Summit in Cordillera Blanca
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November 4, 2014November 21, 2018

The Trail to the Yanapaccha Summit in Cordillera Blanca

Huaraz is one of the best regions of Peru. Its stunning mountain ranges make the landscape incredibly beautiful! Among them is the beautiful range of Cordillera Blanca, which is located in Huascaran National Park. In the Cordillera Blanca there are more than 30 glaciated peaks over 6,000m, the fourth biggest summit in South America! It...

El Cobrador in the Peruvian Public Transportation System
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October 25, 2014July 30, 2020

El Cobrador in the Peruvian Public Transportation System

Public transport in Peru is, at least numerically, incredibly well developed (that is to say there are a lot of buses). Sometimes it seems that there are even more buses and taxis on the road than private cars. Quality, however, is a different question entirely. Older models of cars and buses are more prevalent newer...

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