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Tbt: Old Peru

Below is a look back to gathering rubber in Peru. The rubber capital of the world until 1912 was Iquitos, which today is the largest city in the world without road access (420,000 population.)

Gathering Rubber

Tbt: Old Peru

A week after Thanksgiving already. Here’s a look back:

Local Peruvians Fishing (photo : Cardcow )

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The Market Square, Juliaca, Peru (Photo : Cardcow)

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Tbt: Old Peru

Here’s a look back to 1948:

Restaurant La Laguna 1948 (Via : Cardcow)

Tbt: Old Peru

Thursday’s look back to the wharf at Callao:

The Wharf at Callao (photo : Cardcow)

Tbt: Old Peru

Another look back: the Peruvian coastline before all the modern shipping/loading machines came. Happy November!

The Shore Line

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Here’s a look back at an old Llama pack train…

A Llama Pack-Train (Photo : Cardcow)

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A look back to the Sacred Valley between Cuzco & Machu Picchu.

Inca ruins Near Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley

Tbt: Old Peru

Here’s a vintage photo taken in 1968 by Julio Carbacho Photography. (Via Cardcow)

Machu Picchu Photo 1968