Visit These 5 Colonial Towns in Peru

If you thought Peru was all about its big city Lima and historical sites such as Machu Picchu think again. This is a country that was colonized by the Spanish for hundreds of years. While colonization is always tragic, demeaning and exploitative, it leaves behind grand buildings, an infusion of cultures, and stories that are told for hundreds of years. Sometimes, it is helpful to look at colonization from this perspective, and admire all those beautiful towns and buildings which are vestiges of a violent past. Read more..

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