Relationships, Marriage, & Family Life in Peru Most young men and women live with their parents until they marry in Peru, at which time they usually move into a new home with their spouse.
So many things to do in Peru that you will never be bored, or lonely.
The capital is Lima, which nestles on the coast where the Pacific Ocean meets the land. The country has some strange anomalies like it’s the largest producer of cocaine but one of the safest countries in which to travel.
In a more serious moment my teacher had described the procession of female students that had fallen head over heels, passing through her classroom detailing passionate love affairs in halting Spanish, only to be left bereft when the local heartbreaker tired of them and moved on to the next gringa.
My boyfriend Gabriel and I always joked that he was Cusco’s least successful as I stretched the last of my vacation budget with S/.25 (US$9) a night shifts at a bar.
Having said that, Peruvian women make up over 60% of the country’s workforce so it seems they have two jobs, looking after the home and being breadwinners.