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Cusco: 1/1 of 1

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Salt of the earth

James Frankham

15th December, 2005

Half way between Cusco and the lost city of Machu Picchu lies the ancient artery of Inca trade and production - the salt terraces. For over 1,000 years little has changed for the salt farmers of Maras. Now, thanks to a clumsy, unnecessary and potentially dangerous attempt at mass medication, this traditional livelihood is at risk. By James Frankham. more...

Cusco: 1/1 of 1

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