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    Moving Mountains Analysis

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    The Domain documents the remains of the now-barren land of the Amazon Rainforest, left as the result of the Peruvian gold rush. Ashlar Quarries depicts the city of Arequipa, also known as the White City. The city was given the nickname for its chiseled architecture for the extraction of sillar stone. Although both collections may just bleak and desolate, Hirose deliberate placement of the two pieces, side-by-side, allow the audience to understand that the rummage for Peru’s resources has led to exhaustion, leaving desolate remnants across the country. The Domain and Ashlar Quarries, may not appear to create a strong interpretation when separated; however, collectively, the two allow for the creation of a vast comprehension of the extensiveness of the destructive…

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    Machu Picchu

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    Empire located in the Andes of Peru. If you love history and culture, this is a must visit location for you. The valley which starts from Pisac to Ollantaytambo stretching along Urubamba River is rich in remarkable landscapes and lush agriculture. Organized tour guides include river rafting, hiking, as well as horseback riding giving you plenty to do in Peru. 5. Colca Canyon This is a Canyon of the Colca River located 160 kilometers Northwest of Arequipa in Southern Peru. Colca canyon is one…

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    Mario Vargas Llosa

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    Mario Vargas Llosa is one of the most celebrated and best known spanish speaking writers of the twentieth century.Some of his best include works The Feast of the Goat and The End Of The World War. He has written many books and many pertain to the time that he lived in and their problems in . Mario always told a deeper story in his books, based on his view of a situation of something that he feels is wrong in the government. Mario won the nobel prize in 2010 his ‘cartography of structures of…

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    the local dances. Marinera is a national and traditional dance, used for every occasion and is danced to Spanish folk music. It is a couple’s dance, the young and old all participate, even little children dance together. There is a lot of flirting in the dance, with high energy, spectators and dancers often clap to the beat of the music, while a person hits a tap box for the beat. Traditional flutes, guitars, charangos, and zamponas are instruments used in the music. Props are often used with…

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    Francisco Noguerol de Ulloa, a prominent and well known encomendero living in Arequipa, received a letter from his two sisters giving him news of his wife’s death. Francisco and Doña Catalina knew each other and, in addition, he was a suitable bachelor for her. Doña Catalina agreed to marry Francisco Noguerol with the condition that he would take her back to Spain. This is a perfect first example of her social rank and how it helped her determine her actions- She was a widow in the Indies who…

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    ago. About 5,000 years ago societies emerged and began to spread inland which includes the Chavin, Moche, and Nasca.Most important Culture is Inca who lived around 600 years ago. Cusco is a major city still today and their Capital. Built by Machu Picchu, the famous, mysterious, and also ancient city of Inca is still in the Andes. In 1532, Inca was conquered by the Spanish after centuries of thriving. Some of the many festivals that they have is Fiesta de la Cruz, El Señor de los Milagros, Inti…

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    Llosa Y Los Perros

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    Mario Vargas Llosa was born March 28, 1936, into a middle-class family in Arequipa, Peru. He was an only son of his parents who separated a few months before he was born. Mario spent his early childhood living with his grandparents and mother who told him his father has died since she did not want to explain the divorce to him. Eventually, his father came back into his life and his parents got back together. When Mario was six, he enrolled into a Christian school. While there, he found interest…

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    Mario Vargas Llosa has done and accomplished many things throughout his life. Not only was he a successful writer, he was also a college professor, journalist, essayist, and a politician. Before he started writing novels and short stories, he was a Spanish teacher in France, a journalist as a student for La Industria, he even became a broadcaster on the radio at some point. He also ran for President of Peru. It seems that he was always doing something throughout his life. He has written numerous…

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    It was only in 1995 that Johan Reinhard discovered her remains and brought her body down to Arequipa, where it is on display in the city’s Museo Santuarios Andinos” (Wicks). It is thought that she was sacrificed as a religious offering, although it can only be speculation. She was discovered only due to the volcano’s eruptions melting the almost permanent ice cap in 1995. Moreover, one species of bird that attracts attention to tourists, natives, etc. is the Condor, which is a bird that cannot…

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    ESOL Class Reflection

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    exactly where I was and what I would be doing, and I knew that they did not fully comprehend me, yet I still tried. I would attend my ESOL class all throughout the third grade, by the beginning of fourth grade I was able to fluently speak English only with minor setbacks, and none of these would have ever occurred if my mother didn’t decided to move to America to follow the American dream as many immigrants did. In all our lives we all have a true defining moment that sets us apart from the rest…

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