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Caballitos de Totora - Huanchaco, La Libertad, Peru

Huanchaco Peru - coastal town near chan chan - traditional boats and street art

visitheworld:  Quechua natives at the footsteps of Ausangate Peak in Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru (by David Ducoin).

Quechua natives at the footsteps of Ausangate Peak - Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru

Peru weaving

Travel Inspiration for Peru - This local textile worker is just an example of the artistic works and unique cultural experiences possible on a tour to Peru.

Treasures of Peru—Lima, Peru. #Jetsetter

Treasures of Peru: Relax at the Urubamba hotel on Day Three, or take the optional tour to Pisac Market and beyond.

Músicos afroperuanos

Músicos afroperuanos

HUANCHACO PERU

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Checking Out the Spring Surf at Huanchaco, Peru

Huanchaco, Peru is the home of the earliest known surfing craft, and is also famous as the original home of ceviche, that tasty seafood cocktail know worldwide.

Peruvian surfer Sofia Mulanovich rides a wave on top of a "reed horse", an ancient boat still used in northern Peru, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru. May 27, 2010

Big Shots for June 4, 2010

Peruvian surfer Sofia Mulanovich rides a wave on top of a "reed horse", an ancient boat still used in northern Peru, at San Bartolo beach in Lima, Peru.

Caballito de Totora

Ever ridden a caballito de totora? With the help of a fisherman who uses this boat every day, you can ride this reed boat into the waves for a traditional ride you'll never forget.

The Uros people live on floating islands in Lake Titicaca. Everything from the islands to the boats is made of totora reed, which grows abundantly in the lake. The man pictured is making a boat from it, which will last him a year.

Uros of Lake Titicaca, Peru. A man works with freshly cut reeds on Lake Titicaca—at feet meters) the world’s highest navigable lake. The Uros people live on floating islands and make nearly everything out of totora, a reed that grows in the lake.

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