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Soup... a Peruvian favorite  

Soup... a Peruvian favorite

Bus bingo, hikes and altitude sickness (the beginning of our Peru journey)

June 5th 2009
We had a great time during the 3 weeks we spent in Peru. Outside of Machu Picchu, this is a very inexpensive country... we actually got by one day spending only US$8 each (for food, lodging and transportation)! In smaller towns, the going rate for a room with private bath in a small posada is S-20 ('S' is for Nuevos Soles), which is about US$7. The food is also very cheap, with set meals in n ... read more
South America » Peru » Arequipa

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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