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... graves were filled with the richest citizens who, being non-believers, had donated the bare minimum. The private graves were populated by the most devout who had donated the most throughout their lives (usually the poor hoping for a better afterlife). [In contrast in the Incan religion, Peruvians make offerings to Mother Earth (as we did in the shanty town) for a quicker rebirth]. The catacombs were extremely low (as Peruvians are traditionally quite short) and the ceiling ...
We docked at the port of Callao which is a working port so free shuttle buses were provided to take us to the local shopping mall as we were advised not to walk around outside the port of Callao as it was dangerous. It is a very poor area with a high crime rate. Most of the houses are behind wrought iron or concrete fences with electric fences, razor wire, steels spikes or broken glass on top of there fences and not many are completed as until they are finished they do not have to pay ...
... gold and lavish opulence everywhere. A huge, grandiose edifice. And these guys were priests!
And of course the stories these priests spouted – though familiar to us and not seemingly as outlandish as those of the earlier kingdoms – are every bit as much designed with the same purpose in mind: evoke awe and fear and gain the comfort of power.
So my points are two: People seem to need this sort of thing, or at least get caught up in it, and second, the priest ...
... thing as this has now their source of income and has been a means of improving their living. There was a steady stream of tourist boats going out there - these have to pay and of course they were trying to sell their wares. Danny who took us into his hut said he was studying tourism on the mainland in Puno. We row to another island on one of their reed boats, but before we set off, 3 generations of Danny's family sing happy birthday ...
... do tend to fall down when they have earthquakes, which they do regularly. * "ll" is pronounced as a "y" so llamas are yamas, and paella is paeya....... We had a meeting in a little board room in the hotel before we went out to dinner, and we were joined by Marion Bunnik, one of the owners of the tour company! She's just in Lima on business so thought she'd join us for a bit. We went off for our "Welcome to the Tour" dinner at a wonderful restaurant by one of ...