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Intrepid Journeys - Peru (Ewen Gilmour) Television (Full Length Episode) – 2004 Travel Popular Factual Reality TV

Intrepid Journeys - Peru (Ewen Gilmour)

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2004 Travel Popular Factual Reality TV

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In Peru, beauty and poverty go hand in hand. Westie comedian Ewen Gilmour begins his Peruvian journey in Lima, the capital - which he describes as a "sprawling, largely chaotic urban mess". Locals offer drugs and warn of muggers, but there are lighter moments when Gilmour entertains an enthusiastic audience in the city's historic centre, despite speaking only un poco Español. Later the former stonemason is impressed by the precision stonework in the ancient hilltop city of Machu Picchu, and visits locals who live on floating islands of reeds, on Lake Titicaca.

My taxi driver, Eduardo, can't speak English but he sees me as a sitter for an attack and is keen to hang out with me to make sure I'm alright. He ignored the fact I couldn't speak a word of Spanish, giving me what was either a potted history of Peru or the football results. I'm not sure which but I nodded a lot and hoped that I didn't offend.
– Ewen Gilmour