This work is intended for children aged 9-14 years. Many breathtaking new photos highlight this newly revised edition. New information includes environmental concerns over the effects of mining in highland villages. Readers will love this tour that includes Lake Titicaca, the mighty Amazon, and Colca Canyon. Topics include: the Andes Mountains and other natural wonders; traces of ancient cultures at Machu Picchu and Nazca; Lima, Arequipa, and Peru's other major cities; farming and fishing; environmental effects of logging, oil drilling, farming, and tourism on the rainforest; the llama, jaguar, and other wildlife.