Though the most popular image of Peru is that of Machu Picchu, rising from the cool, arid Andes to an air-catching 2430m (7970ft), this is an incredibly diverse nation. From the steamy Amazon rainforests of Iquitos, to deserted Pacific beaches rolling in pristine dunes toward the crashing waves. Few, however, think of Peru, a country that just grazes the equator, as a land of ice and snow.
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