Peru is the third largest country in South America. It consists of a variety of landscapes, including the world’s second highest mountain range, the Andes, deserts, beaches and of course the Amazon rainforest, covering half the country. Most people live along the coast of the Pacific Ocean where the capital, Lima, is located. Peru shares borders with five countries – Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. It is a fascinating country, sure to be on every intrepid traveller’s bucket list.