Visit the Floating Islands of the Uros People

If you thought floating islands are an anomaly, imagine if an entire community built islands made of straw for hundreds of years and even thrived in the face of various kinds of threats! The Uru people, also know as the Uros, built the floating islands within the bay of Lake Titicaca and continue to do so even in the fact e of modernity. Read more..

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Locate a Yunza Tree in Peru this Carnival

If there is something common to all Catholic countries, it is the celebration of the Carnival. In Peru, indigenous customs are intertwined with colonial Carnival season and the results can be very colorful. While Carnival is celebrated across Peru with pomp and fervor, it is the ritual of Yunza that sets the country apart from other Catholic countries. Read more..

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3 Peruvian Poets You Must Read

Peru is a nation that values its literary heritage, and this fact becomes conspicuous when you notice the number of books in Peruvian homes. Schools encourage reading, and teenagers often recipe famous poems to their dates in order to impress them. In a way, one could say that Peru still holds certain old school traits like valuing good literature close to its heart. Read more..

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