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... ascendance of modern science and individualistic democracy. The view of history is one of progressive emancipation and empowerment. It is a vision that emerged fully in the course of the European Enlightenment, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, though its roots are as old as Western civilization itself. In many respects our modern consciousness is so fully identified with this myth that it has become our common sense, the lineaments of our self-image as modern ...
... with tourism. Cusco is estimated to receive around 2 million tourists per year and we felt that this had spoilt the towns unique heritage. It was common to be hassled to buy magnets or stuffed toys from people as you walked down some of the alleyways, but this didn't take away from the overall experience.
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