Peru - Understand Peru & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Peru Today, History, Life in Peru, Peru’s Cuisine, Ancient Peru, Indigenous Peru, Music & the Arts, The Natural World, Directory A-Z, Transportation, Health and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Peru guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, culture, food and wildlife to flights, public transportation, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown of Peru’s wild creatures and environmental challenges
- info on Peruvian staples, specialties, desserts and drinks
- full coverage of the country’s intriguing and tumultuous history
- details on local culture, music and literature
Coverage includes: Peru Today, History - from the earliest settlers to the 21st century, Life in Peru, Peru’s Cuisine, Ancient Peru: Caral, Chavín, Paracas & Nazca, Moche, Wari, Chimú & Chachapoyas and Incas, Indigenous Peru, Music & the Arts: Music, Visual Art and Literature, The Natural World, Directory A-Z, Transportation, Health and Language.
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