Groove to the Fierce Scissors Dance

Much of Peruvian culture and art forms trace their origin to Pre-Columbian era. Maintaining a continuity of their ancient traditions is a matter of pride for them. And one such ritual is a colorful dance called danza de las tijeras. Originally from Ayacucho, danza de las tijeras (scissors dance) is a traditional dance performed by Quechua communities of southern Andes. Read more..

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Inside the Studio: An Inside View of Peruvian Artists

Sure, it´s one thing to visit artwork when it’s hanging in a gallery or museum, but how about when it’s still fresh on the canvas? Furthermore, how can you really begin to understand the artistic process that leads to the inspirational pieces? Well, one great suggestion would be to go and see the artists at work in their studio, but is that even a possibility? Read more..

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Peru’s Underground Dead City.

Peru’s capital can be very surprising with all the many things hidden in Lima city. From diverse tourist attractions like it’s Magic Water Circuit or Cerro San Cristobal to it’s spooky Catacombs. The entrance price is 2.30 Dollars and their open from 9:30am to 5:30pm. San Francisco archaeological complex was build between the years 1537 and 1673 divided in three sections; it’s temple, monastery and the catacombs.

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