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Animals of Peru

Due to the presence of the Andes Mountains, the Amazon River and the Pacific Ocean, Peru has the one of the greatest selections of animal diversity in the world. This Andean country is one of the 17 countries on earth that is home to 80% of the total world biodiversity. Peru is host to 53 protected areas, which shelter an incredible range of animals including; over 1,800 species of birds of which 120 are endemic to Peru, hundreds of mammals including pumas and bears, vast varieties of marine life including sea lions, penguins and other seabirds.

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Coconut Oil Benefits Vs Disadvantages

If you already knew about how coconut oil benefits your health, then all the more you should learn about how coconut oil's health benefits can turn into disadvantages, if you use it in the wrong way. Knowing this will help you become mindful of using coconut oil, so that you can avoid the undesirable effects it may bring to you.

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Coconut Oil Types - Which Type Best Benefits Your Health?

As more and more people begin to recognize coconut oil for its remarkable health benefits, it's good for you to learn about the different types of coconut oil so you know which one you should eat to reap the most health benefits.

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Northern Peru - The Secrets of Chachapoyas, Kuelap and Gotca Falls

If you are taking a Peru vacation, you should consider the less visited North of the country. Peru is not just about Machu Picchu; there is so much more!

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You'll Never Look At Deodorant The Same Way Again

The bomb about toxic lead in your lipstick is already dropped, but unfortunately, that's not the only potential hazard in your make-up bag.

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The Rising Trend of Alpaca Clothing

With origins as a fabric staple in South American cultures like parts of Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Chile alpaca fibre is beginning to set the tone for fashion trends globally. In recent months, this style of clothing has been shown in the London and New York runways.

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The Paucartambo Festival - Peru's Best Kept Secret

If you have booked, or are researching, a Peru tour to discover the delights of the country, be sure to try to include the Paucartambo Festival. This festival, held in July each year, is a celebration of worship of the Virgin of Carmen, the patron saint of the small town of Paucartambo.

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Coconut Oil & Weight Loss

How does coconut oil relate to weight loss? "Eating whatever oils will make you fat" is the common belief for the general public. But coconut oil is different, despite its 92% saturated fat content.

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Knowing Quechua

It is common when discussing the civilization that built such sites as Sacsayhuaman in Cusco and Machu Picchu to refer to it as the Inca culture. However, this is not strictly correct. The Incas were the nobility. The Inca in particular refers to the ruler of the empire. The people as a whole spoke Quechua and this is now used to refer to the culture.

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Disadvantages of Coconut Oil

Have you read about the disadvantages of coconut oil besides its health benefits? Coconut oil does have its disadvantages and shortcomings despite its healthful characteristics. Let's go over them one by one and see how we can turn each disadvantage in your favor so you can minimize its negative effect and maximize its health benefits on you.

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