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Tbt: Old Peru

It’s a busy time of year, take care. In the Southern hemisphere, it’s nearly summer so the temperatures are higher, and the days are longer. In the northeast Peruvian town of Tarapoto, daylight comes early and with it the noise and bustle of this growing hub in San Martin. It’s lovely…

In The Gardens Of The San Franciscan Monastery (Photo via Cardcow.com):

In The Gardens Of The San Franciscan Monastery

 

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

Tbt: Old Peru

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

A Llama Pack-Train (Photo : Cardcow)