Inca Trail Vs. Hidden Valleys of Salkantay: Find the Perfect Trek for You

The wind whips past you as you stand atop, tired but filled with gratitude. It’s surreal to see the ancient ruins with your own two eyes. One of the first things you think about when someone says Peru is the infamous Machu Picchu. Believed to be built in the 15th century, the sophistication of the...
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Best Gelato and Ice Cream in Lima

You know how it goes- you scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! But seriously, after along, hot day of sightseeing and cruising the city, a refreshing cup or cone of ice cream is justwhat the doctor ordered. Below is a list of some of the best gelatos and ice cream in all...
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The Best Bars in Lima

For many of us, exploring the nightlife of a city you’re visiting is a splendid way to get to know a part of the culture. Lima being the largest city in Peru promises that it will have a night out anyone could enjoy. If you enjoy smaller, hole-in-the-wall experience, or if you’d rather be up...
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The Highest Mountains in Peru

Peru is home to some of the most majestic mountains on Earth. Striking as they split the sky, there’s something magnetic about the Andes. From Huascarán to Salkantay, these peaks are guaranteed to takeyour breath away (literally). For thousands of years, these lands have been and continued to beworshiped and held with the utmost respect....
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Typical animals from Perú and where to find them!

One exciting thing about traveling is being able to see animals that you can’t find at home. Peru is ripe with interesting birds and mammals due to its diverse regions. From the Pacific Ocean to the AndesMountains to the infamous Amazon Rainforest, you can travel far and wide to see incredible creatures roam these habitats....
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10 Must-Try Dishes in Peru

Peru has some of the most flavorful food in the world, from meat to fish to quinoa, you’re going to want to try it all. Some staples include potatoes and meat, although most of the core native dishes can be adjusted to accommodate vegetarians. Here is our breakdown of some of the best items to...
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Fascinating Facts About The Andean Condor

A trip to the Andes wouldn’t be complete without the sighting of its world-famous vulture, the condor. With a wingspan of up to 11 feet, they are the largest flying animal in the world. Andean condors are an impressive sight to see. You’ll increase your chances of spotting these majestic birds by going to high...
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The First descent of the Tambopata River

It was mid-September, 1981 when a small group of us ventured out from the city of Puno towards Juliaca, where se stocked up on supplies. We spent a day and a half bouncing around the back of a 1974 Dodge 4×4 truck with wonderful views of adobe house on the lakeshore, where people were drying...
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Ten Peruvian Fruits You Must Try

When you speak with most people who have ventured to Peru, they are likely to talk about the incredible landscapes, warm people, complex history, and the FOOD. There are incredible dishes native to Peru such as Cuy, ceviche, and lomo saltado. But another important culinary experience is to eat your way through the market fruit...
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