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Peruvian pigs in the Andas

How looks like the life of Peruvian pigs in Andes?

Did you know that the consumption of pork in Peru in 2013 reached 4.5 kilos per person per year. To compare, in other countries of South America the consumption reached 12 kilos. In the United States 30 kilos of pork were consumed per year on an average, and in Asia the...
peruvian manta

Comfortable babywearing in Peruvian manta

Every country or region of the world has special we can call it equipment to carry the babies. In a lot of countries the most popular are strollers. But there are also areas on the world where mothers carry the babies on their backs. Very interesting article about history of...
serpost in peru

How to send goods from Peru to other country?

Peru is a great place to do shopping. You can find here a lot of very interesting and unique goods, which are probably not available in your country. A lot of them are very good quality and what is more important, they are quite cheap. You can purchase them on one of the markets...
peruvian sandals Yankees

Have you ever heard about peruvian sandals Yankees?

Have you ever heard about Peruvian sandals Yankees (Los Yanquis), in Quechua dialect called Ojotas? These shoes are still quite popular in that country, especially in the Andes. Probably you will not meet to many people wearing this kind of shoes in the coast or in the jungle,...
San Pedro ceremony in Peru

About popularity of San Pedro ceremony in Peru?

While some people go to Peru first of all to see famous Incas ruins – Machu Picchu, others for a change come here because of mystical purposes, focusing among others on Ayahuasca or/and San Pedro ceremonies. Why? Because Peru is a land full of various plants and herbs used...
Peruvian tea emoliente

Where you can taste peruvian tea emoliente?

How to warm up during the cold peruvian afternoons and evenings and at the same time do not spend too much money? Well, there is a very good solution. Let’s taste peruvian emoliente tea, a special powerful beverage prepared with different herbs. This drink is both very healthy...
el cobrador in peru

Facts About El Cobrador In Peruvian Public Transport

It has to be admitted that public transport in peruvian cities is very well developed. It might be even said that there are more buses and taxis than private cars. About the quality of these vehicles, well I think there are more older models, then new one, or at least looking...
Centro naturista in Peru

Where You Can Find Centro Naturista In Peru?

In the article „Where you can taste peruvian tea emoliente?” I wrote about the special herbal tea which you can find in a lot of peruvian cities on the street corners. Emoliente is served from the mobile street trucks, like the one you can see on the picture below. But not only!...
peruvian penicillin tocosh

Natural Peruvian penicillin tocosh

Natural penicillin, does something like that exist? It turns out that yes and what is even better, in the opinion of Peruvians works perfectly, curing or preventing from quite a lot of illnesses. The mysterious medicine is called tocosh and originally comes from central and north...
mobile phone operators in Peru

Calls withing Peru with movistar or claro

Are you preparing longer trip to Peru? Do not forget about buying peruvian sim card. Access to sim cards in Peru is very easy, so it is always better to buy it and be in touch with new friends, call a taxi and etc. Which operators are the most common in Peru? In Peru there are...
Llamas in peruvian Andes

Llamas, alpacas and cows in peruvian landscapes

Peru is among others famous for the llamas and alpacas. You can meet them in a lot of places in Andes. But there is one thing which surprised me a lot. In Huaraz region, where the mountains are even higher then in Cusco region, you will not find llamas and alpacas. Instead the...