Friday Fun Facts-Peru

Peru is “hopefully” our big trip for next year, 2013. Obviously keep tuning into the blog for updates over the next year.

1.) The national beverage is the Pisco Sour, made from locally produced Pisco, or grape brandy.


2.) Peru shares control of Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake with Bolivia.


3.) Machu Picchu was an astronomical observatory and its sacred Intihuatana stone accurately indicates the two equinoxes. Twice a year the sun sits directly over the stone creating no shadows.


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