Monday, August 26, 2013

Fact of the Day: Bolivia-Peru

The country of Bolivia was once part of Peru during the era of Spanish rule. After Simon Bolivar led Latin America to its independence he gave the option for either Bolivia to separate or stay united with Peru. They named the new country in his honor. 

22 comments:

  1. I suppose it's not relevant, but I can't help but notice he has an awfully big forehead. No disrespect intended.

    Cheers,
    xoRobyn

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  2. Huh, interesting. Never knew this.

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  3. Another smashing fact!



    ALOHA, Friend
    from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral
    =^..^=

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  4. I think that even the country´s currency is called like that: Bolivar. Kisses:)

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  5. A fascinating history of this country. Thanks Adam!

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  6. You learn something new every day!

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  7. Having an entire country nanmed after you...I may add that to my bucket list j/k :)

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  8. oh, my, imagine having a country named after you....

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  9. I like reading your blog first thing in the morning, Adam:) Always learn something new,

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  10. Very interesting, Adam. I love how you spend time, finding these interesting tidbits for us.

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  11. And here in this day and age the most I can hope for is that some poor inner city high school might one day rename itself after me.

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  12. Yeah!!! I already knew that

    http://www.cultureandtrend.com/

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  13. I didn't know that, thanks for sharing!

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  14. Interesting. And the comment about the big forehead is funny. I thought the same thing.

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  15. Muy interesante este dato!!
    Saludos
    http://judithbysucre.blogspot.com.es

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  16. Maybe the big forehead is because of the big receding hairline.

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