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Quora: Why is there no movie theater in Cusco, Peru?



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Answer by Kathryn Schroeder: Actually, there is a movie theater in Cusco. It is Cineplanet, and is located at the Real Plaza mall–a 5 sol taxi ride from anywhere in town.  They show dubbed and original language (English) films. Why is there no movie theater in Cusco, Peru?

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Travel Bucket List: Machu Picchu



The time has come to mark one off the travel bucket list. Machu Picchu has been completed, after years of waiting, wondering, dreaming, and all that other stuff that goes with having an item on one’s travel bucket list. Was it worth the wait? Definitely. Would I change anything about the experience? I would have […]

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Taking The Bus From Guayaquil To Máncora, Peru. Or, How I Happily Avoided Ever Visiting Guayaquil While In Ecuador.



One evening while enjoying dinner in Canoa, Ecuador at the Surf Shack I could not help but overhear a conversation taking place at the bar. A man was speaking to another man about his experiences in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Both men were Gringos, as this is an important thing to note given where the conversation was […]

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Taxi? Weed? Coke? A Typical Day In Máncora, Peru.



Máncora, Peru, home of surfers and transient tourists making their way south to Lima. It is a spot popular for waves, and not much else. For the non-surfers (like me) it is the first stop one makes in Peru after taking the long bus journey (9 hours) at night from Guayaquil, Ecuador. Spending time in […]

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