I Am Peruvian

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    I was born in the USA. At 5 yrs.old, my Aunt took me to live her in San Isidro right across fro the Delicias. She & the rest of the family that fled Italy due to Mussolini Facists rule. Peru is the land of the rich & poor. The 2nd class is almost obsolete. The food is oh so good...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Feb 13, 2013

    Never Looked Back

    Hello Friends, I am 100% Peruvian. I came to the U.S when I was 13 years old. My parents tricked me saying that we were "just visiting" when in reality we stayed for good. How horrible was that?! Anyways, I hated it for a while given that I was a young teen but after I finished...
    acamacho4 acamacho4
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 16, 2013

    Peruana De Corazon

    My parents immigrated to the U.S. in the seventies and I was born here but because of my parents' work and school schedules, my grandparents took me to Lima and raised me there for six years. Being brought up Peruvian made me who I am today. I love the way Peruvians speak...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2009

    Half Incan

    My mother is from Callao Peru; but my father is from Holland; and all my life, i've had groups like the Mexicanstell me that i'm central American, from Spain. but since i don't speak a lick of Spanish i felt left out. i'm very proudof my heritage but i've never met anyone from my...
    RudeBoyyNegro RudeBoyyNegro
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2011

    100% Peruvian.

     I was born and raise in Peru, moved to the unites stated when i was 17 because my father got a job here and move us all here. i love Peru and i miss it so much. i do have my closest family here but i miss my abuelitos. unfortunately with school, work, a husband and just...
    amixita amixita
    18-21, F
    Oct 5, 2009

    Cholo Soy

    Tuve la fortuna de pasar una vispera de año nuevo celebrando con el gran Abanto Morales.  Esta cancion es como un himno nacional para los peruanos. Por mucho tiempo hemos vivido discriminando a la gente de la sierra, al cholo, a pesar de que nosotros llevamos en la sangre...
    B3lla01 B3lla01
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2011

    Que Viva Peru!!!!

    Estoy muy orgullosa de sr peruana!!!!
    mavelita113 mavelita113
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2008

    African Heritage Music

    We have a black population in Peru that has very sensual dancing to the beat of the drums and they also have great dishes.  This video shows a little bit of the beautiful dancing and beautiful women.  As you see, when they like dancing, they will dance in the streets, all it...
    B3lla01 B3lla01
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2011

    El Condor Pasa (The Flight Of The Condor)

    "El Condor Pasa" is a typical Inca dance, based on authentic Incan folk melodies. Around 1916, Peruvian composer Daniel Alomia Robles notated this popular traditional melody and used it as the basis for an instrumental suite. The Andean Condor is the world's largest bird of...
    surrealreality surrealreality
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 18, 2011

    "Tengo El Orgullo De Ser Peruana Y Soy Feliz..."

    I love being Peruvian. Everything about it; the culture, the food, the music, the people. My dad came to the United States in his early 20's to make a better living and help out his parents with his 11 siblings back in Peru. He used to work as a "marino mercante" in...
    ssusi ssusi
    Dec 28, 2008

    San Martin

    My grandmother came to the United States from Peru as an 18 year old woman. She came to study medicine at a university in Minnesota. She obtained her citizenship on her own before she married my American grandfather. She gave birth to my mother Teresa in the fifties. My...
    mccartys mccartys
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2008

    I'm Peruvian, But I Don't Speak Spanish. : (

    I am a first-generation American born to a Peruvian Father and a Dutch/Scottish Mother. I'm very proud of my heritage, but since I didn't grow up with my Father, I didn't learn to speak Spanish. They offered French and German when I was in high school, but I hated German, and...
    Rousana Rousana
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2012

    I Am Peruvian Too

    I am Peruvian too, I love my country and its cultural diversity but I really hate nationalism. I think all the media campaign that is being done lately to exacerbate patriotism in our country is just a strategy to justify certain government policies.
    Nia86 Nia86
    26-30, F
    Feb 1, 2013

    Im Peruvian /Soy Peruana

    Im a peruvian living in peru (callao to be excatly) I see lots of peruvians here but most appears to be living in other contrys mmm.. anyway! I love peru the country (Dislike the government) is a beautiful country whit nice people (most of them)
    Akani Akani
    18-21, T
    2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

    Missing Peru and yearning to travel back I'm

    full blooded Peruvian but very "Americana" according to my friends People love my Peruvian accent and the ability to talk fast and cook with "Sazon" I miss Peru the smell of Callao/Lima when your plane lands , it's a smell you never forget -kerosene Maybe I will retire there...
    life4me313 life4me313
    46-50, F
    Nov 24, 2015


    I might be the most fail Peruvian ever! I do not really know alot of my culture, that only that we eat guinea pigs, but i could never eat them, too cute they are. For some reason i feel really proud to be Peruvian, and not be any other nationality, i feel weird. Its like Peruvian...
    Desolatebones Desolatebones
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jun 10, 2012


    k viva el peru carajo!!!!!!!!!!!1
    R3N2O R3N2O
    18-21, M
    Jul 16, 2007
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