inhabit the high Andes above 3,800 m. The alpaca is an animal with an harmonious fine walk and slender body covered with a fiber called vellon. Its main production is the fiber, that has various colors (white, brown, black and gray too).
Fresh Alpaca meat is a high quality raw material for the manufacture of sausages, canned products and to prepare a variety of dishes. The alpaca reproduction begins when they are between 2 and 3 years old and they have a gestation period that lasts 11.5 months. There are two types of alpacas,
Alpacas can reach a height of 1.50 mts. to the head and a maximum average weight of 64 kg. (about 7 kg. at birth). The Alpaca Huacaya has a dense and spongy fiber, covering most of the body, leaving only the face and legs covered with short hair. The Alpaca Suri has a straight, silky and long fiber that reaches on average about 15 cm. long.
Alpacas are shorn with knives or scissors, usually once every two years, but could also be done once a year, regardless of time or season. You can obtain a fiber
of about 1.7 kgs. per animal annually. Peru has the largest population of South American camelids in the world: 4 million alpacas, 1 million llamas and about 125,000 vicuñas.
About Peru History, Your Guide to the Inca Empire!
Peru History is best known because the country was the home of the Inca empire. Find out everything about Peru history, geography, people, cities, food, culture, attractions, travel and much more!.
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Inca religion was rich with nature worship and festivals. In fact, festivals were held every month. With so many deities, it was only natural that divination was an important part of Inca religion.
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The Inca Gods were very important to their people. All cultures have creation myths, but the creation myth of Inca religion is particularly replete with the creation of different gods.
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Alpacas in Peru
Alpacas in Peru inhabit the high Andes above 3,800 m. The alpaca is an animal with an harmonious fine walk and slender body covered with a fiber called vellon. Its main production is the fiber, that has various colors.
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Archaeologists have discovered that people have inhabited the fertile valleys of Peru Arequipa since 5000-6000 BCE. In the fifteenth century, the area was occupied by the Aymara Indians.
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Sports in Peru
The most popular sports in Peru are the soccer and volleyball, sporting adventures increases as Peru is a diverse land with extreme facet and slides.
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Peru Website Advertising
Peru website advertising offer you targeted, presold customers directed to your Peru business.
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Peru food is one of the most impressive in the world
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En 1970,tuve opportunidad de conocer a Guillermo Mercado, poeta peruano, nacido en Arequipa, Dedico con mucho amor su labor como maestro. En sus poesias
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Inca Civilization, history, business, investments, architecture, culture
The Inca Civilization lasted for three hundred years from the 13th to the 16th century. Getting a true picture of Inca history is difficult because the Incas had no written language and passed their history down orally from one generation to the next.
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Inca Trail Holiday
An inca trail holiday will impress you with great lakes, snow-capped mountains, vast valleys and Inca ruins. The inca trail has stretches of stone stairs, with wooden bridges and tunnels dug into the rock. At night, you sleep in tents that carriers mount really quick. While you go along, it is inevitable to imagine the former worshippers of the sun in those lands.
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Travel to Machu Picchu
If you are thinking to travel to Machu Picchu, probably the best time to go is between the months of May until October because the weather is drier. Do not miss a visit to the Lost City of the Incas, you will never forget it.
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