Peru

The Republic of Peru is a South American country bordered by Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia and the Pacific Ocean. It is the third-largest nation in South America, with a population of thirty-three million. The country is famous for its Amazon forest, culture and food.

The Republic of Peru is home to 13 World Heritage Sites. Some of these heritages include Chan Chan Archaeological Zone, Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex, Chavin Archaeological Site, City of Cuzco, and Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa. Other sites serve as an attraction to tourists; these sites include Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountains, Nazca Lines and Lake 69. 

The festivals in Peru reflects the country’s history, traditions, and culture and these festivals overflow with singing, dancing and people coming together to celebrate their culture. Some of these festivals include Semana Santa, Carnaval, Inti Raymi, La Virgen de la Candelaria, Fiesta de la Candelaria, and Puno Week.

There are varieties of Peruvian dishes ranging from the crisp and clean, robust and delicate to the heavy and deep. Some of these cusines are Shrimp Ceviche, Lomo Saltado (Stir Fried Beef), Cuy (Guinea Pig), and Anticuchos de Corazon. There are also Beverages like Kola Escocesa, Kola Inglesa, Chica morada and Inca Kola.

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