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Peru had a rich cultural life thousands of years before Pizarro turned up in funny clothing. Wander around colonial cities that echo the legacy of Spanish conquistadors, explore the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco, visit the lost city of Machu Picchu and ponder the enigma of the Nazca Lines. Peru also boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in South America. The beautiful Peruvian Andes issue a siren's call to top-class trekkers. These mountains are also home to squillions of indigenous highlanders, who still speak the ancient tongue of Quechua and live a traditional way of life.

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Traffic

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 | By taralynntravel365 | Views [36]

Driving these crazy streets of Lima is never dull. The traffic is terrrible. Not a second goes by without hearing  horns blaring. Crossing the street is a whole other story. We have been in traffic now for 40 minutes and I am so thirsty and hungry.... Read more >

A day in the city of Lima

Sat, 29 Nov 2014 | By taralynntravel365 | Views [60]

I crane my neck this way then that looking at a women selling candy on the street with her baby, in front of a stand with a man cooking  ceviche,next to a dog lying in the road forcing traffic to swerve around (this is common), in front of a group ... Read more >

Photos: Miraflores Lima

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 | By taralynntravel365 | Photo Gallery


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Faces of Peru

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By yarag | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am very passionate about the rain forest and cultures that dwell in or around the jungle. I am fascinated by their knowledge of the medicinal plants and hope that I can work towards capturing their way of life. I work as a survival and bushcraft instructor ... Read more >
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I Survived Dead Woman's Pass

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By jnelletn | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Janelle Tan, I'm 18 years old from Ontario, Canada. I am in my first year of undergraduate studies at the University of Waterloo for Biomedical Sciences in hopes of pursuing a career as a Pharmacist. In the past I attended a high school specialized ... Read more >
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Photos: My Scholarship entry - The Inti Raymi Festival

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By shirak | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

It was my father who inspired my love of photography. Every vacation he had his trusty Minolta up to his eye, firing away. Then came the slide show for the family back home. Some say that TV is the modern day campfire where our collective stories are ... Read more >
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Jr. Puno 1145 (Puerto Maldonado)

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By juanluisrod | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Juan Luis Rodríguez Romero, I'm 27 years old and I'm from Spain. I love to travel around the world discovering new places. I was studying last year In EFTI, Madrid in order to be a professional photographer and start to work as a photographer.... Read more >
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Photos: My Scholarship entry - Pescadores

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 | By chorrillos | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

For over 10 years I wanted to study photography…at that time I didn’t have the courage to keep my dream and finished studying law career that I liked and at that moment and I thought it was best for me. In August 2014, I was able to enroll in my first ... Read more >
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Pelea de toros

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 | By dtuck | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I recently returned from 6 months of travelling through South America, which was an irreplaceable experience. A week before embarking, I decided to buy myself an entry level DSLR and watched a few youtube videos to get my head around the basics. However, ... Read more >
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The Majestic Beauty of Machu Picchu

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By geraintrowlandperu | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My passion for Photography came late in life at the age of 33. I decided to buy a DSLR, enrolled on a couple of courses covering Digital Photography and haven't looked back since. Since a Child I have loved to travel, as an adult I have traveled extensively ... Read more >
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Photos: Children of Peru

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By laste | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My grandfather was an amateur photographer. He had a very strict order in all the chemicals, papers, negatives and other stuff which looked complicated and exciting at the same time. His pictures showed me places, people and times I couldn't otherwise ... Read more >
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A valley

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By taitaapu | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm a law student, peruvian from birth and heart. Since I received my first camera I do not stop to take pictures not only of the places I have the opportunity to go, also of the reality of my own society, situations that could make people think about ... Read more >
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Viajes del alma

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By travelsoul | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Hello, I am Dominique Paris and I live in the North of Italy but I was born in South America, Chile. As you know, all of the candidates are worthy for this opportunity. I am going to tell you why I should be the one you choose to fill it. First of all, ... Read more >
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Huacachina, Peru

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By igbass | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I've been an aspiring photographer since the day I started traveling. I was thirteen at the time, headed to Amsterdam with my mother. On arrival, I used a disposable camera to photograph a dismayed immigration official. He waved his finger at me, so I ... Read more >
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Chillihuani - quechua community at 4000m a.s.l

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By robertozampino | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a Sicilian “Out There” photographer and filmmaker . I have been based in Italy, Cyprus and London working as a freelance photographer, commercial and photography teacher. I am specialized in travel, sport, story telling photography conveying powerful ... Read more >
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