Flag – Peru. The tricolor flag of Peru was adopted as early as 1824. The Peruvian flag has two red bands depicting blood sacrificed for freedom and a white band for peace. The national flag includes the coat of arms, where the state flag does not.
Machu Picchu, Peru.Machu Picchu is another one of the great seven wonders of the world. It is an ancient Inca city located in the Andes Mountains of Peru, just above the Urubamba River valley. The city was built back in the 15th century, but was abandoned at an unknown date. It has usually called the lost city of the Incas. All of the materials to build the city were carried up the mountain by man.
Amazon River Cruises, Peru. What does 55 gallons of water per second look like? The Amazon River, that’s what! The Amazon is THE largest body of freshwater rivers in the world. The Amazon snakes through many countries, but the largest portion is in Peru, which is in South America. When exploring the Amazon River you’re likely to see brightly colored birds, such as parrots and macaws, as well as towering trees, exotic flowers, and some of the most unusual wildlife to be found on the planet.