Category: Peru facts

In just one week we will be on our way to Peru! I have been doing our Peru travel planning by getting tips from friends, reading several books and searching many sites to feel as prepared as I can be. Now you know what I have been doing with all my spare time- training, reading

You’ve seen them, you petted them at your local pet store, and some of you might have even had them as pets yourself. But did you know in Peru, guinea pigs aren’t bred as pets, but as livestock meant to be eaten?! Considered a delicacy and usually only meant to be eaten on special occasions.

Biodiversity is one of Peru’s most essential features. There is so much life all around that country, especially in the wild. From sea life to land critters, Peru has it all, and the amount of species is so vast. Come with me on a journey where we can meet a few of these wonderful, exotic

Four of the Courageous Men who helped el Perú escape the dominion of Spain Long before there were separate countries, civilizations have been the birthplace of extraordinary persons. These have been the men and women who have helped shape history and the world in which we live today. Nearly every nation including Perú has a

Tourist Attraction: Splendid Places You Can Visit in Peru for Your Vacation Are you looking for a place to spend quality time with your family or your loved ones? Or looking for a place in which you need to have your mind relaxed, allowing your body to recuperate? You don’t have to look far away

The Surreal Beauty of Vinicunca Where is Rainbow Mountain in Peru: Ausangate Trek There are many natural sights in the world that are a wonder to behold. Among these natural sights are the Niagara Falls, the Victoria Falls, the Amazon, and even the vast Sahara desert. Some of the most beautiful and awe inspiring places

Visiting the Peru Mountains Overview Mountain hiking goes hand in hand with popular tourist activities all over the world with it being one of the most fun activities to do for physically active individuals. While there are many amazing mountain ranges in the world, one of the most unique and interesting ranges is the Peru

Into the Peruvian desert: What is Nazca? Deep into Peru, about 400 kilometers from Lima, their capital city, these mysterious lines draw some strange figures in the desert. These are the Nazca Lines, and their mystery is a beautiful journey to make any time of the year. If you go there, make sure you’re ready

Navigable beauty in Bolivia and Peru The Titicaca Lake: One of the last tendencies in tourism is also the place where a lot of the most beautiful pictures are taken. I’m talking about Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in all of South America. Also known as the highest body of navigable water in the world.

Understanding the Mysterious Ayahuasca What is Ayahuasca? Ayahuasca definition – a new term for most westerners, ayahuasca is a plant based mixture that causes individuals to have psychedelic reactions. The mixture is native to the Amazon and is made of a combination of plants including one named Ayahuasca with the scientific moniker of Banisteriopsis caapi.