Early morning in wonderful Machu Picchu

“Las artes (pintura, poesía, etc.) no son solo éstas. Artes son también comer, beber, caminar: todo acto es un arte.”
~César Vallejo

Peruvian poet
Translation: The arts (painting, poetry, etc.) aren’t the only arts. Art is also eating, drinking, walking: every act is an art.

Website Resources

Check out the book display in the Jr. High Library:

The Ugly One by Leanne Statland Ellis

OPA Jr. High Library Country Profile page: Peru

https://opajrhighlibrary.weebly.com/peru.html

CIA World Factbook: Peru

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pe.html


Music of Peru


Utah Online Library

Did You Know?

  • Peru is home to the source of the Amazon River, which carries the highest volume of water of any river in the world.
  • Known as the birthplace of the potato, Peru produces more than three thousand different varieties of the vegetable.
  • Peru’s average workweek is around 48 hours, one of the longest in the world.
  • Peru has dozens of universities, including the University of San Marcos in Lima, one of the oldest in South America.

“Peru.” CultureGrams Online Edition, ProQuest, 2019, online.culturegrams.com/world/world_country.php?cid=125&cn=Peru. Accessed 09 September 2019.

Amazon River Map

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