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.
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.
Visiting friends in the mountains of Peru, South America I'm always reminded of the olden days that still exist in some parts of the world. Like watching a lady start a fire in a clay oven with wood and cow manure. She does have a gas stove, but she seems to prefer the clay oven … Continue reading Cooking with cow manure, plus photos of quinoa.
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.
Ever wonder what life is like out on the farm in Peru. Well mostly everything is done by hand. You fetch your water and if you are lucky you have a pump. Most homes have simple light bulbs hanging from the ceiling and maybe a television or radio. No farm is complete without a cute … Continue reading Life on the farm in Peru, South America.
This is how they still make bricks in Peru. This factory is no longer in use, but they just stack them tight and seal them tight in this giant kiln. Usually the kiln is heated with wood.