--- Day 13 ---
We finally reached Puno and had a day off before working with another group of knitters.
Strikes were agitating the city before June 5 th presidential run-off vote, to pressure the government to improve benefits.
Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa has called the runoff between the two candidates, Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori, "a choice between AIDS and terminal cancer" given perceptions of their anti-democratic tendencies.
The effervescence and violence of manifestations were palpable so we’ve been advised to stay away from the city for a while.
We left politics for land of beliefs and found refuge in Sillustani, a pre-Incan burial ground protected by Pachamama.
moonchild blog peru 2011
moonchild blog peru 2011
moonchild blog peru 2011

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