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Quechua 101

What do Star Wars and the Sacred Valley have in ...
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Inside a Chicharia

What do Jack Daniels and the Sacred Valley have in common?

After some posts centered on the socioeconomic conditions in rural ...
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Terraces for Farming near Pisacacucho

The Little House on the Prairie has moved to Peru

What ever happened to the little family farm anyway?  You ...
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Adobe was a Construction Material Long Before it was a Tech Company

While concrete and brick construction is growing more and more ...
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Sacred Valley of the Incas

What exactly is this “Sacred Valley” thing?

Walk into an average natural foods store, and you'll encounter ...
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The Story of the Khewra Salt Mine

If you’ve visited our “Hype-Free Zone,” you know what we think ...
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The Good, the Bad, and especially, the Ugly

Every year, in Petaluma California, a contest is held.  It ...
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Salt and Other Flavors

Before refrigeration, salt's #1 use was to preserve food. Nowadays, ...
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Salt versus Gold

Salt vs. Gold

You’ve probably heard the oft-quoted fun fact: “Back in ancient ...
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Salt Uses and Recipes

The Simplest Recipe

Only two things that money can't buy... that's true love ...
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