Exploring the Austro-German Community in the Remote Andes of Peru

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In the 19th century, a group of Austro-German colonists arrived in Peru, leaving behind the Alps for the Andes. Despite being thousands of kilometers away from their homeland, they have managed to preserve some of their traditions. Today, they reside in one of the most remote areas of Peru. Dan Collyns visited this community to learn more about their unique way of life.