Category Archives: Peru

Writing about Images: 18 pics from ’18

  People, Places, and Performance My year of image making in 2018 was dominated by people, places, and performance. With just one international trip, to England and Scotland, the majority of my 18 photos selected from the year come from … Continue reading

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Patrimonio cultural intangible, sostenibilidad y una danza del Perú: la Huaconada de Mito

También disponible en inglés aquí. Algunos podrían pensar y decir que esto es solo un oscuro baile local. La Huaconada se realiza en Mito, ubicada a 3,286 m de altura en los Andes del Perú los tres primeros días de … Continue reading

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Where the Lurín meets the Pacific, Peru

  The River Lurín meets the Pacific Ocean in Peru just a few kilometers south of the archaeological ruins of Pachacámac to the south of Lima. It’s an intrinsically beautiful estuary and beach landscape with splendid views of off-shore islands … Continue reading

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Donde el Lurín se encuentra con el Pacífico, Peru

  El río Lurín se encuentra con el Océano Pacífico a pocos kilómetros al sur de las ruinas arqueológicas de Pachacámac al sur de Lima, Peru. Es un estuario de belleza intrínseca y un paisaje de playa con espléndidas vistas … Continue reading

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Expo Latino 2018 gets Calgary moving

Calgary’s hottest outdoor festival, Expo Latino got the city moving last night in a celebration of Latin America’s rich offerings of food, dance, and music. In its 22nd year, this is one of the biggest Latino cultural expressions in Canada. … Continue reading

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Dance of the wankas and wamlas on the backdeck

  Huaylarsh Moderno The Huaylarsh Moderno is one of Peru’s best-loved dances and it was an honour to have this performed, along with the Marinera Norteña and Huaconada de Mito, by members of Raíces del Perú on my own back … Continue reading

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Bella, Eva Ayllón in Calgary

  It was about twenty years ago that I first saw Eva Ayllón performing in Peru. It was in a small club in the beautiful, old barrio of Barranco in Lima, a late show where she was passionately singing Afro-Peruvian … Continue reading

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