Peru literally has it all; beauty, rich and deep history, mystery, adventure, dramatic and diverse landscapes, unimaginable architectural feats, wildlife, bright and vibrant people and clothing, and incredible cuisine, hands down the best food in the world! Chefs from Paris and around the world fly to Lima and Cusco, Peru, to learn advice from teachers on how to cook and grow their own ingredients. The best part of all is that many of their agricultural practices have not changed in 2000 years, but that is also part of the charm of Peru ✨
It is such a diverse and magical country with plants and creatures found nowhere else on Earth, and people who live on floating islands of grass and tree houses, shamans and healers still use the energy of Mother Earth. as your guide What more to ask for? That is why here we leave you 12 curiosities of this incredible destination that perhaps you did not know:
🔸Peru has the highest sand dune in the world
🔸There are more than 3.000 different varieties of potatoes grown in Peru
EspañolSpanish is not the only language spoken in Peru There are 3 official languages in: Spanish, Quechua and Aymara, but east of the Andes, in the Amazon jungle regions, the natives are believed to speak 13 different indigenous languages.
🔸We have 90 different types of microclimates. Thanks to the abundant rain forests and 90 different microclimates, Peru is among the 10 countries with the greatest biological diversity in the world.
🔸The largest flying bird on Earth can be found in Peru, the giant Andean condor 🦅
Tit Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world with an elevation of 11,436 feet.
🔸 Peru holds the world records for the maximum number of birds sighted in one place and the highest number seen in a single day día
🔸The Amazon River is the longest river in the world and begins in Peru.
🔸You can distinguish the marital status of a native Quechua woman by her hat: Married women wear straw hats, where single women wear knitted hats. Quechuas still practice trial marriage in Peru, where women and men choose partners and can end their relationship whenever they want. The woman is free to remarry at any time, and the children resulting from the union are considered part of the community rather than the couple 👩❤
🔸 Peru grows more than 55 varieties of corn 🌽
🔸Peru is home to Puya Raimondii, the tallest flowering plant in the world.
🔸Peru has the second largest number of shamans in the world, second only to India. Shamanism has been popular in Peru for over 3,000 years.
🔸The Cotahuasi canyon in Peru is actually the deepest canyon in the world. Near the city of Arequipa, the Cotahuasi Canyon is almost 10,605 feet deep, which is twice the depth of the Grand Canyon.
🔸 Peru is the sixth largest gold producer. Peru produces over 162 tons of gold a year, worth more than $ 7 trillion!
Cam Camu-Camu fruit is one of the best superfoods in the world. It grows in the Amazon rain forest of Peru and has the highest concentration of vitamin C of any food, approximately 60 times that of an orange.
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