wtorek, 11 czerwca 2013

Peru is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean.

Did you know that:
1. Peru grows more than 55 varieties of corn, and you can just about find it in any color  including yellow, purple, white and black.
2. The potato is originally from Peru, and there are over 3,000 different varieties. Proud Peruvians use the phrase “Soy mas Peruano que la papa” (I am more Peruvian than the potato).
3. Cuy or Guinea Pig is a traditional dish eaten in Peru.
4.  Peru is the 6th largest producer of gold.
5.  Peru has the second largest amount of Shamans in the world, second only to India.
6. In Chincha on Peru’s southern coast it is quite acceptable to eat cat!
7.   The finest cottons in the world, Pima and Tanguis are Peruvian.
8. Peru is a surfer’s paradise. Chicama has the world’s longest left-handed wave at 4km’s long, and Mancora (close by) has the world’s largest left-handed point-break.

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