Tag Archives: Piura

Facing the Firing Squad in Style

Zur deutschen Fassung. On a friend’s blog, I came across this photo, depicting Captain Carlos Fortino S├ímano, facing a firing squad in 1917, during the Mexican Revolution. Please don’t ask me any details about that revolution/civil war, because it’s even … Continue reading

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The little Literature Lover

The museum in Narihualac was closed. All I could do was walk through the dusty streets of the small village, watch one of the many religious processions which take place in Peru every day, and visit some bars to soak … Continue reading

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Man with Hat

Walking around the cemetery in Piura, I stumbled into a photo shooting. “Wow, what a hot hombre,” the photographer exclaimed and asked me if I wanted to pose for some photos, giving his actual models time for a break. (In … Continue reading

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