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May 19, 1999:
Making Money and Paying Homage in Peru


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Framed beneath a granite arch, a woman looks out over South America's largest lake:  Lake Titicaca
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The Uros Floating Islands--Monica boldly claims there is no place like this on earth!
Monica - Waterworld, or the Floating People of the Lake

Buried with a plate and spoon, Kolla dead were more likely to have a safe journey to another world.
Kavitha - The Children of the Sacred Lake

Is this paradise? Kevin wonders as he finds himself in a town of just women.
Kevin - Banished or Delivered?


We've heard of cable cars in San Francisco, but in the mountains of Machu Picchu?
Abeja - What Next? A Roller Coaster to the Temple of the Moon?

The devastating effects of cocaine start with the cocoa leaf's destruction of the land.
Best Dispatch! Shawn - Coca and the Environment

The ceremonial coca leaf: how it was used and what it signified to Peruvians.
Team - Coca: Modern Crisis or Traditional Power?

Making a Difference Making a DifferenceMaking a Difference
I'm too sexy for the Salmon. I'm too sexy for the Owl. I'm too sexy for this website.
Making a Difference - Save the Redwood Forests (and the Coho Salmon, and the Spotted Owl, and All of Us)!!!

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May 22, 1999 - 11 pm
 
 
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