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Inside-Peru Newsletter, Issue #013 - Your Peru Updates
January 18, 2012

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Peru is known for many of its wide cultural influence on Western South America.

Now being recognized internationally as one of the top destinations for cuisine, recent discoveries add to the basis of Peruvian foods, while other archaelogical discoveries reveal important facts about early AmerIndian cultures.

Now, here are the latest additions to Inside-Peru.com, your choice in Peru Travel.



Jan 16, 2012

Heavy Rains in Cusco

There have been heavy rainfalls in several areas of Peru, causing some flooding and damages.

Cusco (Cuzco) reported a damaged bridge and a lot of mud and debris washed into some sections of town.

January is noted for a lot of rain in Cusco and not the best time for a visit.

However, there are no further reports at this time that any tourist activities have been affected.


Jan 12, 2012

Feliz Año Nuevo

By: Julian ILIEV - Denver, CO Location: This photo was taking during the New Year celebrations in Miraflores, Lima, Peru. It was a beautiful night to

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Jan 12, 2012

Machu Picchu Housing - January 2012 Peru Photo Contest

By: Julian ILIEV - Denver, CO Location: The picture was taken on Machu Picchu, Peru, on a beautiful late morning in July 2007. It doesn't matter what

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Jan 12, 2012

Ashaninka Makeup - January 2012 Peru Photo Contest

~ By: Asier S.B. - Sepahuya, Ucayali, Perú This portrait was taken at Tangoshiari Ashaninka community, located in the province of La Convención. La Convención

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Jan 12, 2012

Sunset Mollendino - January 2012 Peru Photo Contest

~ by Manuel Valdivia Muñoz - Mollendo, Arequipa, Peru Fotografía tomada en Mollendo, Arequipa, Perú (for English, scroll down). 21 de octubre, 2011

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Jan 12, 2012

Flower For Hope

~ Sloane Sheldon - Farmington, CT This photo was taken in Cusco on a cold, wet December afternoon. What were your feelings or impressions when taking

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Jan 9, 2012

Ancient cave paintings found in Peru

The president of the Cave Art Peruvian Association, Gori Echevarriareported the finding of cave paintings depicting humans, animals andgeometric figures (circa 8-12,000 years old) in the province ofChurcampa, located in the Peru's central Huancavelica region.

Echevarria said six cave paintings were identified in a 20-meter stonewall which depict humans in hunting positions. The cave is located atsome 3,200 meters above sea level in Torongana mountain.

The 'Quilcas', which is the native name for this art form, are paintedin red, white and black and are believed to be at least 8 to 12,000years old, the archaeologist said.

"This finding confirms the great cognitive development of ancient Peruand establishes a reference its pictorial tradition. Most important isthe variation and extension of the motifs and scenes," he added.

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Jan 9, 2012

Strikes in Cajamarca, Peru

Cajamarca Region Cumbemayo Imagen Central ~ by Mario Vargas - Lima Peru Here is a report from friends in Cajamarca that might be of interest

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Jan 7, 2012

And the Winner is...December 2011 Sea Glass Photo Contest

Our Peru Photo Contest has had a bunch of beautiful submissions to round out 2011. To see all the photos for 2011 in one spot, go to Pictures of Peru.

Now, we announce the winner for December 2011!

And...the winner is...

"Yana Contemplando"
by Veronica in Lima, Peru.

Congratulations to you, Veronica !

This month, January 2012, Veronica will have her photo on Inside-Peru's front page and other pages until the next winner is announced.

Veronica  - I can link that photo to a web page of your choice. If that sounds good, drop me a line at Contact Us.

Submit your Peru photo now at the Peru Digital Photo Contest page

To keep up with the photos submitted and updates on Inside-Peru, bookmark this link - http://www.inside-peru.com/Peru.xml or our blog page at http://www.inside-peru.com/inside-peru-blog.html. Be sure to subscribe also to our very occasional Inside-Peru Newsletter. Use the form in the right column of many of our pages..

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Jan 6, 2012

I Love Peru - Los Piletas de Agua

Piletas de Agua - Parque de La Reserva photo courtesy of Miguel Vera Pintando con Agua / Painting with Water Casi parecen pinceles llenando de color

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Dec 24, 2011

Dusk at Kuelap - December 2011 Peru Photo Contest

~ by Matt Bye - London, UK Where was this photo taken? - Kuelap fortress, near Chachapoyas, Peru, looking out over the Utcubamba Valley. Date, time

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Dec 23, 2011

Peru Music - Andean Music - Cumbia Music

Peru Music - Peruvian music, like music from other countries, is a mixed bag; some old, some new. Actually, like coffee, much of Peruvian music combines various flavors and has been recognized as a blend between music from ancient as well as...

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Dec 22, 2011

Air Controllers' Strike in Peru - Flights Uninterrupted

There are no delays in national or international flights, according to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio.

Although the strike of air traffic controllers began early today, take-offs and landings continued normally at Lima's Jorge Chavez International Airport.

At the present time, there are no delays in flights in Lima or elsewhere in Peru.

A contingency plan went into effect, causing the striking workers to complain that foreigners were being allowed to control flights in and out of Peru.

The strike was to last for 72 hours according to the striking controllers.


Dec 22, 2011

Jealousy - December 2011 Peru Photo Contest

~ by Larry Hallegua - Lima, Peru Taken in Lima, Miraflores, Kennedy Park, on December 8th, 2011. It was a sunny day in the afternoon at Kennedy Park

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sea glass online digital photography contest

Check out these older posts you may have missed:

Sep 6, 2010, Polo In Peru?

I have always been interested in finding out if polo is played in Peru (I'm sure it must be) and how good it is compared to the other South American countries.

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Sep 3, 2010, Los Organos Hotels

Los Organos Hotels Peru - Including budget, mid,and high-end accomodations at the sunny beaches of Los Organos.

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Sep 3, 2010, Where are the best Photo Locations in Peru?

Hi. Thanks for your great site. I'm a landscape photographer who has always wanted to photograph Peru. If you had 2 weeks in Peru, what would be on your

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Sep 2, 2010, Peruvian Corn Beer - Chicha

Here is a really detailed and entertaining account of making corn beer Peruvian style, or Chicha. Enjoy (burp)!

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