Hotel Casa Blanca
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... one, in my opinion, was having sex with skeletons. All of the ancient South American cultures revered the dead, and so having sex with them was seen as a way of honouring them. I'm not sure if any of the ancient South American people actually had sex with the dead, and if they did, then the pots didn't portray an accurate description of said act. The pots showed skeletons with flesh penises. The other surprising things portrayed were ...
... and my ears suddenly perked up. I've read about and seen pictures of the ancient human elongated skulls that were found in the Chachapoyas area of Peru. Last I heard, these skulls were an anomaly; no one knows how they got there, who the people were, or why they had elongated skulls. Other than that, I didn't know too much information. The man told us that a scientist just recently (in the last month) discovered that the DNA from these skulls is of ...
... punctuated with a beautifully painted pastel coloured hut.
Other times the punctuation is a sprawling shanty town. I think they are shanty towns: it’s not lethal looking corrugated iron constructions. They are all brick. But I simply cannot imagine an architect having drawn these constructions, is that what a shanty building is? A lot of the buildings don’t seem to have roofs. Are they simply not finished being built yet? Or is it Peruvian constructional energy ...
... is lovely inside, decorations, tables and chairs, all made from recycled bits and bobs. This is an eco hostel.
We sit in a chairs made from half a bath tub each, cut lengthwise, our recently purchased drinks on a table made of bottle tops. Dale, a resident at the hostel from Manchester explains his purpose for being in Peru: he is preparing for and intending to consume Ayahuasca. This is a shamanistic ritual in which you consume a psychedelic beverage ...
... American self realizing, once again, just how privileged I am!
Where I m staying is a few blocks from the beach. It is lovely actually. I officially kicked off my triathlon training with a decent run and then a stroll back to the beach to check out the surfing situation. The jury is still out about whether I will venture into the water or not though. The parks along the ocean are really nice and lots of families and people exercising. You would never ...
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