Red Dodge truck in apple country Peru, South America.

People that are fortunate enough to have a truck/car in Peru really take care of them. This old dodge looks pretty solid. Lots of times they are held together with putty. Apple trees in Peru. There is big problems with disease and pests that attack the apple trees here. The trees are monitored closely and … Continue reading Red Dodge truck in apple country Peru, South America.

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The Republic of Peru launches a nano- satellite into space.

The name of the satellite is Chasqui-1, which means messenger in Quechua. It's a very proud day for the students of the National University of Engineering in Lima, Peru. The satellite was launched by hand from the International Space Station on August 18, 2014 during a space walk. The use of Nano technology for miniaturized … Continue reading The Republic of Peru launches a nano- satellite into space.

Oxapampa, Peru.

Oxapampa, Peru was founded by German settlers in the 19th century. The ride to Oxapampa takes about 10 hours by bus from Lima, Peru. The trip goes high into the freezing mountains before dropping down into the warmer climates. Fruit market. Good melons. Originally the German settlers built beautiful wooden homes. Slowly Oxapampa is being … Continue reading Oxapampa, Peru.