Peruvian surfs with dog and alpaca

Many people in industrialized countries have little idea of life in other parts of the world and a typical question often asked about Peru is “Do people really ride llamas down in Peru?

No, they don’t. But check this guy out, Domingo Pianezzi is out surfing with his alpaca:

surfer with alpaca

photo: REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Domingo has trained many dogs to surf as well:

Domingo Pianezzi surfing with his dog

Domingo Pianezzi & Sunny : photo Michel Romero

Just saying… Peruvians in the main coastal cities are cellphone-toting, jeans-wearing, wave-riding cosmopolitans…