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South America- Quipu

You know that feeling you get when you really want something, but know that you shouldn’t have it? Well, recently, I’ve been frequenting the Teacher’s…

Recipes- South America

Food from South America to make at home with your family. Turn on the radio to a Spanish station, and have fun! Note that the recipes…

Aymara & Quechua

About Time Aymara and Quechua are spoken in the Andes mountains and highlands of South America. While many fewer people speak Aymara compared to Quechua…

Peru- Huacachina Oasis

PERU: When I first read Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist, I had a vague idea of what an oasis was. It seemed nice, but the concept…

Peru- La Rinconada

PERU: La Rinconada is the highest city in the world. It is over three miles high (16,732 feet). It is also on top of a…

Peru- Nazca Lines

PERU: The Nazca Lines are a group of ancient geoglyphs in Peru. They are made out of naturally occurring elements, like rocks, stones, or earth.…

Peru- Amazon River

PERU: Ed Stafford walked the entire Amazon River on foot. It took him 860 days, or almost 3 years, to complete the walk. He faced…

Peru- Boiling River

PERU: Deep in the Amazon there is a river… that actually boils. You can fill an empty mug with a teabag and have instant hot…

Peru- Rainbow Mountain

PERU: Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicunca in Quechua, has a unique composition–14 different, colorful minerals–that makes the mountain range appear like the inside of a jawbreaker. For…

Peru- Machu Picchu

LINKS: Machu Picchu – Llama (Peru), Machu Picchu (Peru), Ascenso a Waynapicchu, Video (Peru), Cusco Video (Peru), Explore Macchu Pichu in Virtual Reality, Machu Picchu Coloring Page Image…



  1. Songs- Peru, Colombia, Venezuela
  2. Girl is Making Quechua Cool in Peru Article (Peru)
  3. Peruvian Cuisine (Peru), Homemade Spicy Fries (Andes Mountains)
  4. Weavers of the Sky: Maptia (Peru)
  5. Momias de Llullailaco (Peru) 
  6. Introduction to Quechua (Peru)Indigenous Language Push (Peru)
  7. More Cultural Crafts (Peru)Latir Latino Street Art (Peru), Beautiful Painted Staircases Inspired by Andean Textiles
  8. Beautiful World (Peru)
  9. Most Extreme Railways in the World (includes Argentina/Ecuador/Peru)
  10. Ica, Peru
  11. Uru/Uros People (Peru/Bolivia)
  12. The Floating Uros Islands of Peru
  13. Lake Titicaca- Uros Floating Islands, Peru
  14. Floating Islands of Uros (article)
  15. Exploring Southern Peru’s Uros Islands- Departures (have to subscribe)
  16. Parque de la Papa (Peru)
  17. Llamas/Alpacas/Vicuñas/Guanacos, Llama vs. Alpaca Et Al, Diferencias entre llamas y alpacas