Category: Peru

My First Jungle Experience in Manu National Park
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October 17, 2017October 25, 2017

My First Jungle Experience in Manu National Park

An Introduction A few months ago, like other young souls, I was compelled to leave my native country, the United States, and explore the world. About three weeks ago, I journeyed to South America and found myself living in Cusco, Peru. After getting used to the basic customs and essential culture of the country, I...

The Best Way to Reach Machu Picchu
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October 17, 2017October 17, 2017

The Best Way to Reach Machu Picchu

There are several routes, roads, and paths leading to the famous Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu. Each one is beautiful in it’s own right and you are sure to hear differing perspectives and opinions about which one is the best. Everyone will have there own opinion, but when it comes to determining the best way...

What to Pack for Peru
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October 16, 2017October 17, 2017

What to Pack for Peru

How to pack and what you need for your trip to Peru Everyone has their baggage, especially when traveling away from home. When I leave to explore a foreign land, I like to keep that baggage as light as possible so that I can focus on enjoying my adventure without worrying about all of my...

Machu Picchu Mountain Vs. Huayna Picchu
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October 16, 2017October 17, 2017

Machu Picchu Mountain Vs. Huayna Picchu

I am sure that if you are planning a vacation to Peru, that Machu Picchu is on your agenda. Many people have felt enchanted and mystified by this ancient Inca wonder (it also happens to be one of the New 7 Wonders of the World). However, most people traveling to Peru wanting to exploring this...

Poop Coffee – Coatis
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October 6, 2017October 6, 2017

Poop Coffee – Coatis

Coatis and their poop coffee Hey there, perhaps your reading this article wondering what on earth it could be about. Perhaps, you read the word coffee and being a coffee lover you couldn’t resist but click on the page. Or maybe you just saw the word poop and were wondering in what way it would...

The Great Coffee of Peru
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October 6, 2017October 6, 2017

The Great Coffee of Peru

Peru is a stunningly beautiful country that is enveloped by a diverse range of captivating natural sights and sounds complimented by warm people and charming villages. You will find yourself waking up to magnificent sunrises that coat the entire sky with a welcoming glow. After waking up, you might also find yourself craving a fresh...

Alpacas, Llamas and more!
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September 15, 2016October 6, 2017

Alpacas, Llamas and more!

Let’s talk about camels. Not the ones with humps on their backs, but their Peruvian cousins. You’ve probably heard of llamas and alpacas, common throughout Peru, which are domesticated versions of vicuñas (vi-koo-nyas) and guanacos (gwa-nah-kos). These animals of the Andean landscapes are known by the family name, Camelid, of which also includes camels. In the mountains of...

Peruvian Fruit Cures Warts
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September 15, 2016September 25, 2017

Peruvian Fruit Cures Warts

What do you know about warts? Unlike beauty marks or freckles, warts are a skin growth caused by a specific type of virus. They often begin small but then begin to grow, both on your skin and in your mind as it makes you more and more embarassed. But…there is good news! Peru has a natural...

Great Value Peruvian Street Food
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November 8, 2015April 10, 2017

Great Value Peruvian Street Food

The art of not-getting-ripped-off looms large in the skillset of the experienced traveller. Whether budget-backpacker or more-money-than-sense, knowing that you’re paying over the odds, or that the same thing can be purchased cheaper around the corner, is a fatal sign of a poor exponent of the art of travel. One of the most enchanting aspects of...

A Great Peruvian Pleasure Food – Choclo con Queso
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August 24, 2015October 5, 2017

A Great Peruvian Pleasure Food – Choclo con Queso

Corn, called maiz in Spanish, is on of the main ingredients used in Peru for local cuisine, along with potatoes and rice. It is added to soups, various salads, second courses, and famous dishes such as pachamana and ceviche. Peruvian delicacies If someone is looking for simple, but very tasty dishes prepared with corn, there are plenty of...