Essay About Peru

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Mini Essay-Foreign Country research
Peru is like no other in South America. It is the best known of all Pre-Columbian cultures and also known for the Inca civilization. Most of what we know about the Pre-Columbian culture has been discovered through archeological excavation. These findings can be examined first hand in many of Peru’s museums. There is much diversity within this country. You can expect dry cold weather as well as rainy, hot summer days and everything in between, not to mention, the breath taking views.
Geographically, Peru is divided into three main regions proving to be some of the most spectacular scenery in South America. The coastal region is known for its fertile valleys and beaches. The central high sierra is part of an eye catching mountain range which includes the Andes that stretches throughout the western coast of South America. Beyond the mountains to the east is the heavily forested slope leading to the Amazonian plain.
Peru is best known as the heart of the Inca Empire. The Inca civilization arose from the highlands of Peru in the early 13th century. St...
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