Peru Earthquakes have been happening for over 400 years, but one of the most remembered, 100,000 people died, is the 1970 one (7.9 Richter scale) . Before that, it was back in 1868 that there was a devastating earthquake of 9.0 (Richter scale) where more than 25,000 people lost their lives.
Cities like Arequipa feel the earth power frequently, not on a big scale, but it definitely happens now and then. It is said that is because the proximity of the Misty Volcano to the city and other many volcanos in the area.
In 2007 an earthquuake did struck 150 km southeast of Lima, that time the magnitud on the Richter scale was 8.0 but the death toll was lower, 519 people.
Modern Peru buildings and properties are built with anti seismic materials so they are usually safe, the main problems in the event of a natural disaster such as an earthquake, arise in the rural areas. The western coastal plain, the high and rugged Andes and the eastern jungle of the Amazon have been suffering devastating earth disturbances for centuries past.
Peru is located in a seismic zone so earthquakes are common, I personally witnessed an important one while living in Lima, it was October 1974, I remember going out to check the damages and it was really impressive to see the roads and ground fractures. Fortunately, most of the houses in my neighborhood were ok though, because they were built with anti seismic materials.
Photographic report of Earthquake damages in Peru 2007, you can only pray for the victims.
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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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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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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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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Temple of the Sun – Machu Picchu
Among the many intact remnants of Inca culture that can be seen in Machu Picchu is the Temple of the Sun. The temple was built in honor of Inti who is
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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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