Posts tagged "Stradivarius"
Month 10

Month 10

10 April – 9 May 2014 Countries Peru (total 7) Distance 1,168.81km (total 10,894.09km) Climb 13,816m (total 83,199m) Longest day 119.91km, Cerro de Pasco to Huánuco in Peru (longest so far: 160.11km) Climbiest day 2,124m, Huánuco to Chavinillo via Punta Unión in Peru Top speed 64.4kmh (fastest so far: 66kmh) Punctures 1 (total 18; Will...
The mysterious case of the Italo-Peruvian violin

The mysterious case of the Italo-Peruvian violin

We recently found ourselves at a farm in central Peru. For several generations, the farm has been in the hands of an Italian family, one of numerous European clans that settled in the area during the 19th and 20th centuries after Peruvian independence, and enjoys a peaceful, river-valley setting. One of the possessions most prized...