Location/Culture Reports

Culture Report — Peru

Movies that have been filmed in Peru include The Motorcycle Diaries, The Old Man and the Sea, and Touching the Void.

Books written about Peru include The Monkey’s Paw, New Chronicles From Peru, Robin Kirk; Pass the Butterworms, Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered, Tim Cahill; One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest, Jean Craighead George; Machu Picchu, The Story of the Amazing Inkas and Their City in the Clouds, Elizabeth Mann; The Peru Reader, History, Culture, Politics, Orin Starn; Machu Picchu, Unveiling the Mystery of the Incas, Richard Burger (editor), Lucy Salazar (editor); and Keep the River on Your Right, Tobias Schneedbaum.

If you are going to be in the Washington DC area, the National Geographic Museum will have an exhibit on the important cultural and artistic achievements of Peru. For more information on Peru: Indigenous and Viceregal — visit the National Geographic site.