15 Breathtaking Photos of Peru That'll Make You Want to Plan Your Peru Vacation Today by Donna John

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15 Breathtaking Photos of Peru That'll Make You Want to Plan Your Peru Vacation Today

Located on the western side of South America, Peru faces the Pacific Ocean and straddles a section of the Andes mountains. Peru is a country rich in history, culture and beauty. If you haven't considered Peru as a vacation destination, maybe these 15 beautiful photos of Peru will change your mind. 

A beautiful mountain landscape in Cordillera Huayhuash, Peru. 

Vinicunca, or Winikunka, also called Montaña de Siete Colores, Montaña de Colores or Rainbow Mountain, is a mountain in Peru with an altitude of 5,200 meters above sea level in Pitumarca, Peru.

Main square of Arequipa, Peru. Arequipa's Plaza de Armas is one of the most beautiful in Peru.

Lake Laguna 69 and Chakrarahu mountain are situated in the Huascaran National Park in the Andes of Peru.

Oasis of Huacachina and the desert in the Ica region of Peru.

Flock of macaw flying in a tropical forest in Peru. 

Choquequirao, one of the best Inca ruins in Peru in the Cuzo region, near Machu Picchu. 

The Lost Incan City of Machu Picchu near Cusco, Peru. Machu Picchu is a Peruvian Historical Sanctuary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

The Pastoruri glacier is a cirque glacier located in the southern part of the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. It is one of the few glaciers left in the tropical areas of South America.

Llamas grazing in the mountains in Peru.

Yellow cliffs at Paracas National Reserve in Peru: The coastal desert landscape of Paracas National Reserve near Ica is a breathtaking destination in Peru.

Traditional Totora boats on Titicaca Lake near to the Uros floating islands in Puno, Peru.

Cusco, Peru is the historic capital of the Inca Empire.  

Catarata de Gocta is one of the highest waterfalls in the world located in northern Peru.

Los Paredones is the historic ruins of an Incan castle in Nazca, or Nazca Town, Peru.

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Donna John
I know, right??? A few years ago, my husband joked with his mom when she called to make sure we were coming to a family function. He just randomly said, "No, we're going to Peru" to mess with her. Now it's an ongoing joke when she invites us anywhere, but now I really think we should go. :-)
Elisa Schmitz
Absolutely stunning, Donna John ! I think you and Martin definitely need to go, LOL! Great story. Can Dieter Schmitz and I join you? Looks like the trip of a lifetime!
Ann Marie Patitucci
This is one of my DREAM vacation destinations, Donna John ! Thank you for this. You've just reminded me of how much I'd like to go!

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