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The city of Puno is rarely considered most beautiful destination on Lake Titicaca; the modern and somewhat scruffy city is a working port town. It is a destination not only for tourists, but also ...
Peru’s famed “Gateway to the Amazon” was once just a humble Jesuit outpost in the jungle, until the Industrial Age. With that revolution—particularly after the widespread adoption of the ...
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 ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, February 2012
Organizers Promise that Upcoming Protests and Marches Won’t Interrupt Transport or Business in Peru .
Big protests are afoot in some of northern Peru’s tourism destinations, and for the next few ...
The colorful culture of the Quechua-speaking peoples seems mysterious to many travelers, an exotic element of Peru ’s
Andean population, always visible in bright woolen textiles, yet
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, October 2012
Soaring silently through the skies, hair flowing in the wind as the world whirls by, may be humankind’s oldest dream. Travelers, more than most, seem tempted to take the leap. Invented in the late ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, April 2012
While the bulk of international visitors travel Peru’s southern loop—usually taking in Lima, Cuzco and Machu Picchu, Arequipa, the Nazca Lines and/or Colca Canyon—the north beckons with its own ...
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 ...
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 ...
Written by Paige, Nicaragua, May 2012
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 Viator, May 2012
Just across the Bolivian border is the scenic and sacred city of Copacabana, spilling from the Andes toward Titicaca’s glittering expanse. Originally called Kota Kawana (“View of the Lake”) in the ...
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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