A couple of earthquakes (temblores, small quakes) have shook us a little but we've been through much bigger ones in Hawaii and Ecuador so were relatively unconcerned. Although until the movement stops you are still wondering, "Will it get worse?"
What about you? Are you in Peru? Are you thinking about coming to Peru for vacation, travel, work, or to live, or just to experience it earthquakes (temblores) and all? Or are you merely looking for information on this fascinating country?
In any case, the questions and answers that Lin and I find as well as those that other visitors ask (and answer) can be of great help!
Below, you'll find the latest questions, comments, news, and information on Peru that has recently been added to our site.
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Sep 14, 2010, List of US National Parks
Are you looking for a list of US National Parks or Canada National
Parks? See this list of all national parks in Canada and the United
States and perhaps expand it to other countries as well.
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Sep 14, 2010, U.S. Economy Worsens, time to move to Peru
In spite of tales of economic recovery, the United States has failed to
keep up with the third-world economies of two very poor countries, Peru
-- click for full blog post "U.S. Economy Worsens, time to move to Peru"
Sep 14, 2010, Where is the best kitesurfing in Peru?
My buddies and I are planning on going this fall to see Machu Picchu
and maybe get some kiting in
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Sep 14, 2010, Peruvian Reputation
How are Peruvians seen in comparison to other South American countries?
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Sep 14, 2010, Giant Whale-Eating Whale Remains Found In
VIDEO The remains of a giant whale have been found in Peru, and experts
believe it may have been one of the largest predatory animals to ever
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Sep 14, 2010, Wood-eating catfish discovered in Peru
A new species of armoured catfish that eats wood with spoon-shaped
teeth has been discovered in a remote area of the Amazonian jungle in
Peru. ..more at
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Sep 14, 2010, In Peru's Amazon, traces of an advanced
Augusto Oyuela-Caycedo, a University of Florida archaeologist, examines
bits of ceramics found at a site in northeastern Peru. In Washington
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Sep 14, 2010, Earthquake hits Northern Peru NOW
We just went through an earthquake that I would estimate here in our
town was 5.3. If it was centered where the recent quakes have been in
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Sep 14, 2010, Piura - Hostal San Jose
Nice place to stay if you're passing through Piura on your way to
Mancora. Owner was friendly and the hotel was basic but pleasant.
Simple and good value.
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Sep 8, 2010, Midwest Region States
Midwest Regions States Travel Sites Review - As visitor destination
sites in general, you'll be fascinated by midwest united states facts
and what the selected sites below reveal about the really great variety
of landscapes, history, and culture you can find in the Midwest Region
of the USA.
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Sep 8, 2010, Flush Toilet Paper in Peru?
I just came across this statement on the internet, Because of the
unsophisticated plumbing in Peru, used toilet paper is not flushed down
the toilet but
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Sep 8, 2010, Amazon River Boat Cruises
Upper Amazon River Boat Cruises - Covering a huge expanse of the
earth's surface and including vast remote regions that have hardly
known the sound of a man's voice, the Upper Amazon rainforest of Peru
was once only accessible to an adventurous few.
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Sep 7, 2010, News Update for Peru
- New Peru bid to recover Machu Picchu treasures from
- In Amazon, traces of an advanced civilization
- Amazon suffers major dry spell with water levels
- Peru to invest over US$ 163 million in six tourist
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Sep 7, 2010, Amazon River Cruises
Upper Amazon River Cruises - Lush, deep green tropical splendour, wide
winding rivers reflecting the deep-blue sky fleeced with towering
cumulus clouds, multicolored macaws squawking raucously...
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Sep 7, 2010, Pictures of Peru
A picture is worth a thousand words, and pictures of Peru...well, you
have to see it to believe it!
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HERE ARE SOME OLDER POSTS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:
21, What was the Peru meteor?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Meteor On Saturday, September 15, 2007, local residents of the Southern
Peru, South America, department of Puno reported that a meteorite had
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cookies can be seen in Peru's bakeries along with all kinds of
mouthwatering patries on display. But here we focus on those special
taste treats - cookies from Peru. From quick easy cookie recipes to
gourmet cookies, Peruvian Cookies recipes are the way to go for you
Breakfast Recipes - While growing up in Peru, desayuno (breakfast) was
my favorite meal. I must say it still is...From fast breakfast recipes
to high protein breakfast recipes, a Peruvian desayuno (breakfast) can
have it all in one.
Peruvian dessert recipes! Do you remember the saying: You can't have
your cake and eat it, too? Well, we just don't agree with that
statement. With the Peru Dessert Recipes we are compiling - with your
help, I might add - you can just have your cake (flan, tres leches,
etc) and eat it TOO!
it's easy Peruvian recipes for Peruvian Ceviche, Arroz con Pollo, or
Papas a la Huancaina, something fast and not too complex is what gets
that hunger pang squelched!
recipes include just about everthing you could imagine...but with a
flavor unique to Peru, recipes from Lima, Peru's capital, have earned
it the title of the Cuisine Capital of the Western Hemisphere.
you looking for the current time in Peru? Peru time zone? Does Peru
observe daylight savings time? Peru is very long north to south but its
width fits into one time zone nicely. Since all of Peru is within one
time zone, the information below covers all cities and towns in Peru.
Colorada Cultural Heritage Sites Peru In March 2010, the National
Institute of Culture of Peru (the INC) named 75 archaeological and
Jewelry Wholesale today is available in a wide variety of beautiful
styles and colors. The styles may reflect the rich heritage of Inca or
Pre-Inca cultures. But the jewelry of Peru today goes beyond those
limits in vibrant colors, shapes, and styles.
jewelry today is available in a wide variety of beautiful styles and
colors. The styles may reflect the rich heritage of Inca or Pre-Inca
cultures. But the jewelry of Peru today goes beyond those limits in
vibrant colors, shapes, and styles.
culture of Peru is based on a mixture of the customs of pre-Spanish
cultures in Peru and the later colonization by Spain.
From Religion to Dress, Celebrations to Music, Art to Architecture,
this mixture is reflected in most parts of Peru; however, remote
mountain or jungle enclaves
this is a comment on what I've read and heard from locals here in Peru.
With the disintegration of part of a glacier, resulting in a tsunami
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Picchu weather ranges from 12 degrees C (54 degrees F) to 24 degrees C
(74 degrees F). It is fairly warm during the day and cooler at night
and fairly humid.
There are two seasons, the rainy season and the dry season. Machu
Picchu weather during the rainy season (November to March) is not the
best for traveling. In fact I wouldn't recommend traveling to Machu
Picchu during the heaviest rainfall months of December through February.
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Picchu Peru one of the 7 wonders of the world, is fascination; not only
for the incredible and extensive sites of the ancient Inca
Civilizartion, but also for its setting in the mountain mists and cloud
forest of tropical Southern Peru.
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