Cut Stones and Crossroads: Journey in the Two Worlds of Peru

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South America is a land full of intense flavors and traditions. When you learn the Spanish language in Peru, you’re sure to be mesmerized by its wealth of intriguing traditions and diversity in every sense of the word. The diversity of plant species is the highest on earth with some experts estimating that one square kilometer may contain over 75,000 types of trees and 150,000 species of higher plants. Lima’s beaches are composed mostly of rocks and the sea is definitely a must-not-do unless you like swimming in Pacific diluted sh**.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Penguin Canada; First Edition Thus edition (June 19, 2001)

ISBN: 0141000260

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