A variety of different types of locally-grown Peruvian potatoes on sale at a market in Peru.

Peruvian Potatoes: Peru’s Most Famous Native Crop

First cultivated on the altiplano in Peru, there are still over 2,800 varieties of potato grown, more than any other nation. Peruvians don’t take the humble spud lightly.

The Peruvian hairless dog, also known as the Peruvian Inca Orchid, Viringo, or Perro Calato.

Peruvian Hairless Dog: Meet the Peruvian Inca Orchid

While visiting one of Peru’s many archeological sites you may notice a strange creature roaming the grounds. It is the