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El Carmen District

Chincha Alta, Peru
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An enchanting place.

El Carmen is a hidden gem. Few foreigners know about this town that is known as the soul of... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2012
Sukurlie
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Bucharest, Romania
El Carmen De Chincha, Perú

I've been visiting the District of El Carmen in Chincha, Perú almost annually since 2005 to immerse... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2012
BillSmith510
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Oakland, California
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Reviewed January 9, 2012

El Carmen is a hidden gem. Few foreigners know about this town that is known as the soul of Afro-Peruvian music. They have beautiful people and lively traditional festivals within a 2 hour car ride from Lima. Definitely worth a visit. Unfortunately, the lodging is...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2012

I've been visiting the District of El Carmen in Chincha, Perú almost annually since 2005 to immerse myself in the Spanish language and to explore the black cultural experience. I stayed with a prominent family of the late, great maestro, Amador Ballumbrosio, master of Afro-Peruvian...More

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