Pitcured here are the colouful housefronts of the colonial houses of Trijillo, approximately 500 km north of Lima. Trujillo was one of the first towns to be founded when the Spanish arrived in South America on their ill-fated hunt for gold. In fact the city is emblematic of the well-heeled urban middle classes of Peru mostly living on the prosperous coastline. In contrast, the Andean towns and villages of the Pervuan interior live under crippling poverty conditions.
© 2011 Danila
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