Category Archives: Peru

World Food Day: Don’t forget the new urban poor

Food and the Sustainable Development Goals Today is World Food Day, one of the 127 observances or international days marked by the United Nations. Amongst these many conscience-raising days, the most important, to my mind, are the ones that strongly … Continue reading

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Paddington Bear’s creator dies. RIP, Michael Bond

The story about the little lovely bear who turned up at Paddington Station, all the way from “deepest Peru” has been with me for a lifetime. Sadly, Paddington Bear’s creator, Michael Bond, passed away at his home in London this … Continue reading

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Sweat work in the sugar plantations of Peru: backgrounder on the documentary film Sugar

Have you ever wondered what it takes to get that sugar you need to get your tea or coffee feeling just right in the morning? These photographs of sugarcane plantation workers in Peru were shot in 2016 (Canon 5D Mark … Continue reading

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Fishermen, reeds and boats of Huanchaco, Peru

Little horses (caballitos) line up along a stretch of beach in front of Huanchaco, Peru. It’s around 7 o’clock on an August morning, the winter, off-season for holiday visitors to this popular coastal town about 13 km west of the … Continue reading

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Pescadores, cañas y barcos de Huanchaco, Perú

Pequeños caballitos alineandos a lo largo de la playa de Huanchaco, Perú. Son alrededor de las siete en una mañana de agosto, en invierno, fuera de temporada para los visitantes en vacaciones a esta popular ciudad costera ubicada a unos … Continue reading

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Caminando en el Año Nuevo canadiense con tradiciones peruanas

  Nieve pesada y un viento frío no paró las tradiciones peruanas.  Ayer por la noche nuestra familia caminó con nuestra mascota, Arya el Airedale alrededor de la manzana. Según la convención, algo amarillo fue usado (debajo de las parkas) … Continue reading

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Stepping into the Canadian New Year snow with Peruvian traditions

Heavy snow and a chill wind did not stop the Peruvian traditions last night as we made our family walk with Arya the Airedale around the block (manzana). As per convention, something yellow was worn (beneath the parkas) and backpacks … Continue reading

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