Security In Peru: Theft; Theft is still a big problem in Peru. Most ‘common' is robbing from the backpack or handbag while travelling
Driving yourself: Driving yourself is not really recommended! There are hardly any rules and signs and the Peruvian drivers drive really aggressive, including a lot of honking. An additional fact is that the roads aren't as good as in the more developed
During last years the Peruvian postal service has improved quite a bit. It can however be more expensive than sending mail from more developed countries, certainly sending packages can be
The Peruvian population exists for 47% of pure Indians, 32% of mestizos, 12% whites and 3% Asians and Africans. Most Indians live in the Andes and Amazonia area, whites and mestizos mostly at the coast.
Peruvian culture is a mix of many cultures, but with many differences between different parts of the country. The main input comes from both the Amerindian inhabitants as well as Spanish colonizers.