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The Grateful Dove - A Peruvian legend about two cruel brothers and a dove
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 03, 2020 933   0   1   0   0  
Once there were two bad boys who liked to torture animals. They hated to work in the vegetable patch, and they did not care to do chores for their old parents. They wanted to do no work at all. One day they ran away from home, bringing along their little brother, whom they had tricked with false promises. ...
The Mouse Husband - A cruel Peruvian fable from M. Rigoberto Paredes
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 03, 2020 806   0   1   0   0  
A mouse fell in love with a pretty young woman and changed himself into a slender young man, long-faced, however, and with tiny, bright eyes. He spoke with a thin, whistling voice, and his manners were excellent.
The Dancing Fox - A Peruvian fable from M. Rigoberto Paredes
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 03, 2020 944   0   1   0   0  
Foxes love to dance. They dance in the dark with young women who slip quietly from their beds and come running out into the night. But the fox who dances must wear a disguise.
Why the Fox Has a Huge Mouth - A Peruvian Fable adapted from “El Zorro y el Huaychao”
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 03, 2020 1320   0   1   0   0  
One day many years ago, at a time when his mouth was still small and delicate, as in fact it used to be, the fox was out walking and happened to notice a Huaychao (native Peruvian bird) singing on a hilltop.
The Moth - A sad Peruvian Myth about a secret lover
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 02, 2020 832   0   1   0   0  
A man and a woman lived happily together with their only child, a little boy. But the man went off on a journey, leaving his wife in tears, and while he was away, she spent the nights sleeplessly spinning.
The Condor Seeks a Wife - A beautiful Peruvian tale about a condor, a woman and a parrot
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 03, 2020 831   0   1   0   0  
A condor fell in love with a young woman tending her flock of sheep. He changed himself into a handsome young man and came and stood beside her where her flock was grazing.
The Serpents of the Jauja Valley - The Legend of the white and the black snake
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 02, 2020 1231   0   1   0   0  
There was once a time when the Valley of Jauja, where the Mantaro River now flows, was covered by the waters of an enormous lake. In the middle of this lake there lived a serpent.
The Macaw Woman - A myth from ancient Peru
Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales TinTinTinTin Updated February 03, 2020 1068   0   1   0   0  
There came a time long ago when the earth was covered with water. As the water rose, it drowned the people, all but two brothers, who fled to the mountain called Huacayñán. Still the water kept rising. It threatened to cover the mountain.
Threatened Wildlife of Peru numismatic series; pictures of coins: BCRP, compilation: PeruTelegraph
Peruvian Money SunflowerSunflower Updated November 19, 2019 9104   0   1   0   0  
The numismatic series "Fauna Silvestre Amenazada del Perú" (Threatened Wildlife of Peru) was issued by the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) to continue with the lovely numismatic culture and to raise awareness for the importance of species and environment protection with one of the most commonly used coins in the country, the S/ 1 coin.
Each year in November the famous Lord of the Miracles Bullfight Festival is held in Lima
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities SunflowerSunflower Updated October 20, 2018 7271   0   1   0   0  

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Sundays in November
November is the time of the year in Lima that many await and lots despise: the Feria Taurina del Señor de los Milagros, the largest bullfight festival in Peru, is held in Lima’s renowned Plaza de Acho.
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