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Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Amazon Basin - those are only the various interesting adventures that Peru has to provide the intrepid vacationer. "Adventure consultant to Peru" deals every thing you are going to ever want to know for making plans a visit to this remarkable vacation vacation spot, from areas to stick and devour, trip suggestion, to what to pack and whilst to move. It additionally good points up to date details on all of the intriguing actions and adventures simply ready to be loved - from mountaineering the Inca path via historical ruins and exploring brilliant forests choked with unique natural world, to browsing and fishing alongside the proper seashores, and vacationing the Isla Ballesta - domestic to sea lions and pelicans. no matter what you decide to do during this wonderful vacation vacation spot, the "Adventure advisor to Peru" might be your crucial better half.

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Sightseeing trips to either of the island chains are quite common. 22 n Flora & Fauna Parakeets in the Northern Amazon (N. Gill) Even Lima is home to a variety of colorful birds that survive in the parks, beaches, and surrounding desert. Tr y pl a c es l i k e Pachacamac, Parque Kennedy, or Parque El Olivar for a taste of what t h e r es t of t h e country holds. Many species of parrots are endangered, but are still being sold on the black market. It is thought that, for every macaw sold, as many as 50 are killed because of poor care or during transport.

It was then that the Nisei cooks recreated the use of pescado and mariscos, fish and seafood. They were the ones who brought ceviche and tiradito up to more modern standards. Some of the names you will encounter are: lenguado (sole), langosta (lobster), chorros (mussels), conchitas (scallops), camarones (shrimp), langostinos (prawns), cangrejo (crab), corvina (sea bass), lenguado (flounder), pulpo (octopus), calamar (squid), raya (manta ray), and trucha (trout). Ceviche is Peru’s most famous dish and has been around in some form for centuries.

In the Waters n 41 Like most South American countries, Peru is quite poor. In much of the country people are not part of the market economy and lack electricity and plumbing. The recent openness to trade and investment looks very positive for the future of the economy. Although in recent years Peru’s economy as a whole has been improving, 54% live below the poverty line and unemployment for peasant families is widespread. The hub of all business activity is in Lima. Most national and international companies have their headquarters there and the result is that a significant part of the city resembles most American cities, with chain stores and skyscrapers.

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