Cuatro Horas

Texts : Sébastien DAYCARD HEID    

At the heart of a valley surrounded by mountains similar to the afghan ones, Cuatro Horas is a kind of lost arch, after four hours walking from Chaparra. In this mining community where 2500 souls are living, gold is a relief for those who try to escape their condition.

Whoever they are : people coming from the overpopulated slums of Lima ; peasants owning a land, which hardly feeds them, when the harvest is not good ; ( more ...)