May
08
2009
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What are the Nazca Lines?

Giant hummingbird - courtesy kudumomo - CC-BYStretching across the Nazca plains like a giant map left by ancient astronauts, are the famous Nazca Lines of Peru. The drawings as well as their meaning are even more mysterious than their origin. It is not known how long it took to create them, nor how the creators were able to measure them with [more...]

Mar
11
2009
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What is Lima, Peru, city profile

Lima Cathedral - courtesy elgarydaly - CC-BYLima is the capital of Peru and the country’s largest city. Lima was founded in 1535. After the 19th century war of independence, Lima became the capital of the Republic of Peru. Lima is a city of parks and the ‘The Park of the Reserve’ is home to the largest fountain complex in the world. [more...]

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