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-One of the things that strikes you immediately is the 50/50 split of men and women that you see. I comment on this because there have been too many places that we have visited in the recent past – in Egypt, and other Middle Eastern countries in particular – where all you see are men. It’s as if half the population doesn’t exist! ​+[{{:​holidays:​abroad:​peru:​ollantaytambo_lady.jpg|}}]One of the things that strikes you immediately is the 50/50 split of men and women that you see. I comment on this because there have been too many places that we have visited in the recent past – in Egypt, and other Middle Eastern countries in particular – where all you see are men. It’s as if half the population doesn’t exist! ​
  
 The second thing is the bright colours of the clothes that the women wear – again, in stark contrast to the drab colours of the few women you do see in Middle Eastern countries. They are bright reds, pinks, yellows, aqua blues…. The list goes on. Women here really do seem to have an equal place in society. We’d noticed it in Chile too. The second thing is the bright colours of the clothes that the women wear – again, in stark contrast to the drab colours of the few women you do see in Middle Eastern countries. They are bright reds, pinks, yellows, aqua blues…. The list goes on. Women here really do seem to have an equal place in society. We’d noticed it in Chile too.
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