The life of the upper middle class and more affluent residents of Peru’s cities is much different from that of the urban poor.
The most important meal is usually taken shortly after noon; most families assemble for this dinner.
The planting and harvesting periods, for example, are times that require a significant amount of hard work (much of it communal), whereas other times of the year do not demand such intensive labour.
In rural areas, however, traditional clothing styles date back to the colonial period.
Each region in the Andes has distinctive hats, ponchos, blouses, skirts, and belts, often fabricated from homemade traditional textiles.
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There are distinct differences in the pattern of daily life for Peruvians, depending on their social class and whether they live in rural or urban settings.