Peru: Magic and Witchcraft at Chiclayo

Magic and Witchcraft has a long history at Peru’s second largest city. Seven hundred years ago, the Sican wizards of Tecume looked down on the Lambayeque valley from atop their pyramid castles. From these lofty perches, they kept the population safe from natural disasters like earthquakes, draught, tsunamis, and storms; as long as the tribute…

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Legends of Krakow: Poland’s Royal Capital

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Krakow: City Rich in History   I’ve arrived in Krakow from Zakopane, a ski resort in Poland’s Tatra Mountains. The train passed scattered industrial developments, crossed the broad Vistula River and abruptly I’m here, in the midst of the medieval town centre. Poland’s Royal Capital, Krakow is one the few cities in Eastern Europe that…

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Costa Rica – Wildlife up close at Manuel Antonio National Park

Best Wildlife Experience at Manuel Antonio National Park There’s one place in Costa Rica that exemplifies Pura Vida, Manuel Antonio National Park on the mid-Pacific coast, south of Jaco. Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio’s 4,014 acres are a concentrated section of coastal jungle, home to 109 species of mammals, 184 species of birds, and dozens of…

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Costa Rica – San Jose Art Galleries, Museums and Art Collections

Costa Rica – San Jose Art Galleries, Museums and Art Collections Please make it possible for others to enjoy this Article and  “Like”  “Comment”  and  “Share” [facebook][tweet][Google][pinterest] Costa Rica is best known for its natural splendors, but its rich cultural heritage is also an undeniable attraction. San Jose is the center of the country’s artistic…

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