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Zac Efron

Big Smiles in

Coke Capital of the World

9/20/2013 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Zac Efron chose an interesting place to escape this month ... jetting off to the mountainous cocaine capital of the world ... but he wasn't there for the skiing.

The above photos were snapped on September 11th in Peru, showing Efron smiling with fans. Sources tell TMZ, Zac flew to the South American country for some mountain climbing, as well as to see the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu.

He was also mobbed by screaming girls a week later at an airport in Cuzco, not far from Machu Picchu.



We're not saying he did or did not partake of the local crop while he was there, but it's still ironic.

TMZ broke the story ... Efron entered rehab twice this year for a serious cocaine problem, most recently in April.

Fun fact: according to the White House drug czar (yeah, we got one of those) Peru overtook Colombia as the world's biggest cocaine exporter in 2011. Now that's what we call winning.

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31.

GEORGE    

do you mean: coke .... cola??

315 days ago
32.

Jiro Irikura    

I really couldn't care less about Zac Efron's situation right now but whoever wrote this article is an ******* . First, there's no skiing in Peru at all and second, I think it's stupid to name a country "the coke capital of the world", would it be ok if the world starts naming the US "the headquarters of drug investors"? I think not.

315 days ago
33.

Soleil    

What a more ridiculous tabloid headline, not only you guys live out of other peoples' lives but you state things that are not correct. The city where you find most of the cocaine, not coke you dorkheads is in the jungle not Cuzco, you can ask Mick Jagger who went undercover to the PEruvian jungle for decades to enjoy wholesale price on his choice of drug.....

315 days ago
34.

andrea    

I think the best way to refer peru so saying it is the capital of the coke

315 days ago
35.

Luis    

Capital of the cocaine? jajaja **** you TMZ

315 days ago
36.

thisismyusername    

He can do a line off of me anytime! You know, if the whole 'sobriety' thing doesn't work out.

315 days ago
37.

ErickBM    

you really call Cusco "coke capital"??? read or investigate more about Cusco.

315 days ago
38.

Boy Gary    

**** well his jaw is crooked.....

315 days ago
39.

Renzo    

I believe that TMZ also would have to say that the main cocaine consumer is the USA, and not to insult to countries of South America… South Americans not we have fault of that their addict ones want to come to use an ancestral and medicinal plant, that are part of the culture of countries like Peru, Bolivia and Colombia, to drug ..... in the end the USA are the one who invented this drug and not them people of these countries ......

315 days ago
40.

JC    

The fact that you come to Cusco-Peru a guy who consume cocaine, does not mean it is the capital of coca in the world, who do not care for their people to be more healthy and do not use marijuana, cocaine, crack, etc. . If the coke produced is because consumers like you are if they are the biggest in the world. Stop consuming and there will be coke. Sorry TMZ but is the true, SOB ....

315 days ago
41.

Stuart    

Ridiculous stupidity to name a city as the Coke capital, which dumb is writing such a big crap

315 days ago
42.

Jorge Fano    

You know that the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru will demardarlos through its Embassy in Lima by the lightness of its publication?

315 days ago
43.

Luis    

Coke Capital of the World? Is because of information of this kind that too many idiots from the US end up in jail. Coming out of the airplane asking people left and right where they can find some. Coke Capital of the World? Maybe. Then you must have the title "Consumers Capital of the world" Just don't be stupid enough to try to bring some back to the US.

315 days ago
44.

Carriejane    

Dear TMZ, please look at the definition of Ironic.

315 days ago
45.

CrazylikeaFOX    

Who cares what town this guy is in he's circa 200?...

315 days ago
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