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Huachuma (San Pedro) - Portal al cosmos, y a uno mismo

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Peru

A member of the Quechua people from Peru shares with us a bit about the traditional use of the plant San Pedro, or "huachuma," which is thought to have medicinal and spiritual qualities that could help one get in touch with the cosmos, and oneself.

World Travel Market en Londres - Javier nos habla del Perú View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Javier de la Cruz from Cusco, Peru, explains to us why, having had the opportunity to travel to other cities, his hometown remains his favorite, and also gives us suggestions about other Peruvian tourist attractions.

Curso de guitarra - Para los que empiezan desde cero - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Peru

Kalinchita brings you one of the all-time classic, most delightful Christmas carols for beginning guitar players.

Curso de guitarra - Para los que empiezan desde cero - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Peru

Learn the chord with which the song, "Happy Birthday," is sung at http://kalinchita.com/.

Curso de guitarra - Para los que empiezan desde cero - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Peru

At www.kalinchita.com, we learn two new chords in E major and D major that carry us into a final A major progression.

Recetas de cocina - Papa a la Huancaína View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

In this Yabla exclusive, we learn how to make “Papa a la Huancaína,” a classic Peruvian dish that’s spicy and creamy and great for the summer. Enjoy!

Novalima - Entrevista - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru, Spain

Novalima is very aware of the importance of Peruvian folk music, not just in their sound but in another musical genres as well. Paco de Lucía, a Spanish flamenco musician, might have made the sound of the “cajón” (a box-like music instrument) famous, but that sound is Peruvian as it gets.

Novalima - Entrevista - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Peru, Spain

Novalima mixes Peruvian folk music with electronic beats. Touring has become an important source of inspiration. That’s how they translate their musical roots onto the dance floor. Universal tunes with local sounds!

Novalima - Entrevista - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru, Spain

Continue learning about what specific kinds of music go into the mix to make the special sound that is Novalima.

Novalima - Entrevista - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru, Spain

The Peruvian group Novalima took a break from their European tour for an interview. Learn about the branching out and coming back together that the band members went through to achieve their rich and eclectic sound.

Yabla en Lima - Miraflores View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Peru

Miraflores is one of the most visited places in Lima, and after watching this video you’ll know why! Good live music, good food and even better company on our fabulous trip around Peru!

Yabla en Lima - El Centro - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Peru

Yabla is in the historic center of Lima, the capital of Peru, on a national holiday and a saint’s day, no less. If you’re going to be stuck in a bit of traffic on a tour, Lima’s famous Plaza de Armas is a great place to be. There’s so much to see: The presidential palace, a 16th century cathedral and more. Come see for yourself.

Gonzalo el Pintor - Vida - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru, Spain

Let’s listen to more of this love story, starring a German woman and a Peruvian man on a date with destiny!

Gonzalo el Pintor - Vida - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru, Spain

Gonzalo is a Peruvian painter living in Germany. We had a great opportunity to visit him and talk about his life. Before learning about his work, let’s listen to the amazing tale of how he met his wife.

Yabla en Lima - El Centro - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Peru

Our top reporter stops by Peru’s capital and catches a ride with Ulises, a taxi driver/tourist guide/cop with a thorough knowledge of the city and a great willingness to share it. Ulises takes us to the Rimac area of Lima. Rimac means que habla (“that could speak”) in Quechua, a telling name for this telling ride!

Cocinas Peruanas - Short Film - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

The inhabitants of the first village where special stoves were installed experienced a marked improvement in their respiratory health. Word quickly spread to a nearby community which then made the change over to the new technology. As the materials are inexpensive, it should not be difficult to get all of Peru to switch to the new stoves.

Cocinas Peruanas - Short Film - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Peru

Daily exposure to wood smoke can really wreak havoc on the body. It affects the eyes, the skin, and, of course, the lungs. With small material investment, kitchen smoke is minimized through a cleverly designed, well-ventilated, stove.

Cocinas Peruanas - Short Film - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Most people agree that there’s nothing quite like a tasty wood-fired grill, but because the traditional stove of the Peruvian highlands lacks adequate ventilation of the home and kitchen, serious health problems can arise. A team of researchers have identified this unique regional problem and worked with a clever team of engineers to design an affordable and elegant safer alternative that will be accepted and used by the local people.

Federico Kauffman Doig - Arqueólogo - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Federico Kauffman Doig has received the highest title the Peruvian government gives in honor of cultural achievment, Amauta. Sweden and Austria have also bestowed him with awards and titles. So is he ready to join the ranks of jubilados? No way! He still explores cliffs 4000 meters high and has far too many unfinished essays to even consider it for un momentito.

Federico Kauffman Doig - Arqueólogo - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

If you are not yet a fan of Señor Doig, you don’t have a pulse! His jungle expeditions have led to the discovery of everything from the anatomically-blessed Pinchudos statues to the giant upright mummies found in a site known as Carajía. We’re ready for an expedition!

Federico Kauffman Doig - Arqueólogo - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Federico was something of a wanderer in his early days, and describes himself as having been a “pre-hippy.” His father, intent that his son be something other than a vagabundo, probed Federico for any hint of passion, any calling. “It’s called archeology!” he yelled upon hearing that the young man enjoyed exploring ancient ruins.

Federico Kauffman Doig - Arqueólogo - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Peru

Federico Kauffman Doig began his career at the Museo Rafael Larco Herrera as a security guard. Today he is president of that institution and one of the world’s most respected archeologists, as well as a delightful and engaging speaker! This program originally appeared on Televisión Nacional del Perú as part of the esteemed artistic series, Presencia Cultural.

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