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Peru

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  • Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru

    Hampton Roads History heads south to explore ancient Peru
    Where do you go for vacation when much of your working life revolves around the history of America’s oldest English-speaking region? If your wife’s roots lie in South America — and she’s drawn by the past, too — you might...
  • Peru: Free night at Machu Picchu's cushy Belmond hotel

    Peru: Free night at Machu Picchu's cushy Belmond hotel
    Luxury brand Belmond offers a deal for summer travelers going to Peru: Stay three nights at one of its hotels and receive a free night at a sister site. That means you could visit Lima or Cuzco and then stay for free at the iconic Belmond Sanctuary...
  • Impressive exhibition tells the story of Latin America in pictures

    Impressive exhibition tells the story of Latin America in pictures
    An injured woman is pulled out of a protest in Peru in 1960. A boy lies next to a bent bicycle, a cinematic puddle of blood pooling next to his head in Mexico City, 1958. A crowd gathers before a hanged man at a plaza in La Paz, Bolivia, in 1946 —...
  • Climb a Colorado fourteener

    Climb a Colorado fourteener
    Colorado is famous among mountain aficionados for its fourteeners, which are mountains that exceed 14,000 feet in elevation. The total number of fourteeners varies, depending on who's doing the counting, but there's agreement that there are more than 50...
  • Executive Profile: Sascha Bopp

    Executive Profile: Sascha Bopp
    After focusing its growth on North America for its first half-century, Crate and Barrel is aggressively expanding abroad, looking for new opportunities in Asia, Latin America and Europe. CEO Sascha Bopp has moved the brand into eight new countries, with...
  • Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair

    Community Enjoys 96th Annual Strawberry Fair
    It was a long time ago, but Bea Shields says she learned her lesson. Shields began volunteering her help with the annual Strawberry Fair, hosted by South Congregational Church in East Hartford, in 1938. The event marked its 96th anniversary on June 7....
  • Spending: cruise to an exotic destination

    Want to snorkel with sea lions in the Galápagos? Photograph penguins in Antarctica? Fish for piranhas along the Amazon? You don't need to strap on a hiking pack and hire a local guide to penetrate these remote regions. In fact, getting to some of the...
  • What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials

    What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials
    It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
  • Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says

    Coastal winds intensifying with climate change, study says
    Summer winds are intensifying along the west coasts of North and South America and southern Africa and climate change is a likely cause, a new study says. The winds, which blow parallel to the shore and draw cold, nutrient-rich water from the deep ocean...
  • Hopkins, local developer seek to make cooking safer for rural communities

    Hopkins, local developer seek to make cooking safer for rural communities
    Around 3 billion people worldwide cook in their homes over fires fueled by everything from wood and eucalyptus leaves to dried cow dung and quinoa and every year, the World Health Organization estimates, 4 million people die because of the smoke. The...
  • Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo

    Art Hovhannisyan returns to 'Friday Night Fights' against Jonathan Maicelo
    If Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan is indeed back on the path toward putting himself into the conversation for a world title opportunity, Friday night poses an opportunity to prove just that. Glendale's Hovhannisyan will go toe to toe with Jonathan Maicelo...