Category: Destinations

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, located between the towns of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo, was very valuable during the Tahuantinsuyo times for its geographical and weather characteristics that favor the production of the best corn in Peru. Crossed by Vilcanota River, it is one of the most visited places by tourists as it includes de

Anywhere you go in the world, there tends to be a well trodden path created by many tourists who have visited the most famous landmarks over the years. This is no different in Peru. People who take Peru holidays usually start off in Lima, which is a fascinating and culturally rich city in itself, before

Cusco Food Tour, Peru #6 Chicha Morada Chica Morada The chicha Morada is a drink from the Andean region of Peru. However, now its consumption can be found at a nacional level. Its history and consumption reaches back to the pre-Hispanic era. It’s the drink of the Incas, made from purple corn. #5 TamalesTamales Although

Just a couple of weeks ago, I went on a tour around the land of unique terraces as I describe it in the preceding post. It was on bus as well as on foot. On the way to Maras from the terraces of Moray on the bus, I was able to watch two cyclists riding

Vista desde el aire, los grandes muros de piedra que sostienen Machu Picchu parecen un elemento más del agreste paisaje de las montañas y no un invento del hombre andino. El Santuario Historico de Machupicchu es un patrimonio cultural y natural que cuenta con 35 grupos arqueologicos, siendo el principal de todos la ciudadela de

This exceptional and spectacular celebration takes place in the city of Puno -on the shores of Lake Titicaca – between the 1st and 14th of February of each year. It begins at 4:00 am of the first day with the “albas”, at which point fireworks, or the like, are thrust into the dawn sky. The

It is located in the district of Vilcabamba, on the skirts of the snowcapped mount Yanacocha, in the province of La Convención. The highway to Abancay gets you here from Cusco. In kilometer 154 a detour is taken to the town of Cachora; there a 30 km road made on horseback or trekking takes you