Daily Detour: Odd spots, strange trips, great moments in travel
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Peru: A face from the high country( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
Not far from Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Peru, the city of Cuzco attracts legions of backpackers and almost as many Quechua vendors. They often wind up selling their woven goods along the sidestreets of the Barrio San Blas. Shot in 2011.
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