NY Times explores Peru's Qoyllur Rit’i festival →
New York Times reporter Paula Sadok experiences Qoyllur Rit’i, the Snow Star Festival, last summer and shares her experiences in this article. Qoyllur Rit’i is an annual pilgrimage that draws indigenous Peruvians from all over the country. It’s almost time for this year’s event to begin. I stopped, again, to catch my breath in the thin Andean air, struggling to ease the...