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At 11,200 feet above sea level, Cusco is the heart of Tahuantinsuyo, Perus's pre-Colombian Empire. Cusco today is the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America, a fascinating and colorful ...
The epic hike to the sacred city of Machu Picchu is one of the most coveted adventures in Latin America. People plan their vacations—or even years of their lives—around taking this magnificent walk ...
Among the most enigmatic attractions in this most mysterious of countries are the Nazca Lines, enormous figures carved into the desert by the ancient Nazca civilization between 200BC and 500AD. ...
While the climax of the epic Inca Trail is magnificent Machu Picchu, the iconic hike along that ancient Andean road begins at a place no less important: Ollantaytambo. Though the city, located some ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
Renowned as the artisan quarter of Cusco, San Blas is famed for producing some of the most celebrated handicrafts in Peru. Effortlessly blending ancient Inca walls and colonial architecture with a ...
Written by Viator, September 2012
Known for its proximity to canyons and volcanoes, as well as its colonial architecture, Arequipa is a thrilling yet historical destination for your next vacation. To help you see a variety of sites, ...
Written by Viator, May 2012
The Amazon Basin as a whole, and Iquitos in particular, is one of the world’s most attractive destinations for birders. They migrate here throughout the year in search of some 600 officially ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
Lima might not boast the gambling prowess of Las Vegas, but business is booming for the city’s top casinos – a recent addition to Peru‘s abundant slot machine arcades. Those looking to try their ...
While Peru was once a budget traveler’s dream (and parts of it certainly still is), many of the most popular spots will have backpackers going through soles at an alarming rate. Some of this is ...
Semana de la Fundacion de Lima (Week of the Foundation of Lima) occurred back in January, with Peru’s Spanish Colonial capital celebrating the 477th year since conquistador Francisco Pizzaro first ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2012
The Incas were the masters of the terrace, carving their steep Andean territory into enormous staircases, where layers of crops could be grown. In the mountains above the Sacred Valley, some 25 miles ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, April 2012
While you should certainly take time to see the historic center of Lima, with its monumental Spanish architecture and remarkable museums, you may find (like many limenos) that you love Miraflores ...
The capital of Peru is famous for many things: Its magnificent Spanish colonial city center, amazing cuisine, and outrageous museums, among others. Although Lima lies right on the coast, few ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, June 2012
The ancient Inca capital of Cusco has reigned over the Andes for almost 1,000 years, an architectural achievement of unsurpassed glories glittering in the high desert sun. Its astounding Spanish ...
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