30 Apr A new lodge set in the Peruvian Andes celebrates local produce and culinary inventiveness. Paul Richardson tucks in. 26 Mar Peru, country in western South America. Except for the Lake Titicaca basin in the southeast, its borders lie in sparsely populated zones. The boundaries with Colombia to the northeast and Brazil to the east traverse lower ranges or tropical forests, whereas the borders with Bolivia to the southeast, Chile to. The history of Peru spans 4 millennia, extending back through several stages of cultural development in the mountain region and the coastal desert. About 15, years ago, groups of people are believed to have crossed the Bering Strait from Asia and survived as nomads, hunting, gathering fruits and vegetables and.