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Chavín Domestication of Quinoa and its Affects on Civilization

The Chavín civilization flourished in the vertically stratified terrain of present-day Peru. Archaeological evidence suggests that the Chavín experienced a shift from a mobile lifestyle to a more sedentary lifestyle for a dependable food supply. They domesticated crops, such as … Continue reading Chavín Domestication of Quinoa and its Affects on Civilization

Travel Guide: Peru Mountains and Seaside Treasure of the Incredible South America

The majestic mountains of Machu Picchu in the adventurous country of Peru count as its most descriptive sign. Beyond the Rainbow mountains and the famous Inca trail Peru hides numeral wonders where delicious cuisine resides. Let’s add the largest South-American … Continue reading Travel Guide: Peru Mountains and Seaside Treasure of the Incredible South America

Andean girls from Peru

Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Andean South America

Welcome back to another week of the anthropology in fashion series, where we learn about the traditional dresses from one region in the world every week. This week, we’ll be looking at traditional clothing from the Andean States in South America. South … Continue reading Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing in Andean South America

Machu Picchu, Peru

Travel Guide: Discover the Top Nine Unmissable Locations of Peru

Located in South America and sandwiched between the Pacific ocean and Brazil, Peru holds many treasures. North of Peru lie Ecuador and Colombia. To the south and southeast are the countries of Chile and Bolivia. Founded in 1535, Peru’s capital, … Continue reading Travel Guide: Discover the Top Nine Unmissable Locations of Peru