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Re Peru, West Coast
May 23rd, written May 24th to the 27th, 2015
This could be the last post. Nope one more to come. Tonight I take the overnight bus to Lima where I have one week to have a look about and then I fly out on June 2nd to Northern New York to visit my mum and then to Vancouver and then to granddaughter land.
I may post about the week in Lima. I may not. I am tired.
Part of tired ...
There's nothing like beginning the next leg of the trip with a 5:15 am departure. It was nice that there was virtually no traffic on the streets around the hotel but surprisingly as soon as we hit the main highway it was really busy. We drove past some of the markets that were adjacent to the main highway and they were already packed and it wasn't even 6 am yet. The one thing that I've noticed is that a lot of the cities and villages in Peru you have to ...
... ll meet her at the fire. It is the first fire I have seen on the beach in Huanchaco.
‘I wonder if there is someone there from Canada?’
I watched the sky and the waves and when I stood up and looked at the beach, it was as though I could give attention to each glittering rock at the same time. The thought came to me that it had been a full day. Get a cup of tea, go home and write a blog - that I am supposed to be writing – but have not ...
... me about these hierarchical cultures is how their stultifying rigidity and order allowed for the creations of such immense leisure and wealth. Craftspeople and the artists must have had huge amount of leisure to ponder and plan their work – as evidenced by the art described in the last post; as evidenced by the gold work and crafts placed in the tomb – not only the tombs of kings and nobility but also of the merchants. The workers obviously accomplished huge amounts ...
... and wished each other well. He likes what he does. He is patient. He has given me enough material to spend an hour a day for the next month.
On the walk home I took the long way and went along the beach. There are better beaches somewhere no doubt but at this beach the one to two meter waves are ceaseless. The surfers shut down in the heat of the day for lunch and seista but in the morning, and the evening during and after sunset there are swarms of them ...
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