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Inca King Dancer

The Dance of the Incas is a traditional dance of the Huamachuco region in the northern highlands of Peru. One of the main characters of this dance is the Inca King. The costumes they use weights almost 40 pounds. Thats why they chew coca leafs for energy.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Huamachucho, Peru
Copyright: © Sebastian Gonzalez