Peru is a country of extremes. There are rich and very poor. Lima and Arequipa are clean, but the rest of the country is one big garbage dump. Plastic is everywhere-
There are thousands of accident markers along the highways. In some places, there are many so you know that's a dangerous spot-
Most of the country is rock and desert but then one comes to an oasis where they produce olives???
Street actors in Lima-
People are buried within 24 hours of their death. The longer a person stays in the cooler, the more expensive the burial becomes. I watched this funeral from my hotel window in Huaraz. The woman in front of the coffin spoke for a long time. Others spoke as well. Cars honked to pass on the street. Eventually they carried the coffin down the street on their shoulders to the cemetary-
Smaller towns and villages have tuktuks rather than taxis. Some are quite fancy and the tires are larger than tuktuks in other countries.
There's a drink called Machu Picchu. You're supposed to use a straw and lift the straw upwards as you suck to make sure you get some of each color each mouthful. I didn't try it because it looked far to sweet for me-