An Expert’s Guide to Discover Machu Picchu, Peru

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Peru is a unique treasure on earth: rich culture, among the world’s most delicious cuisine and breathtaking landscapes that stretch from the coast to the Andes to the Amazon jungle. As if these are not enough reasons to make a stop at the South-American country once in a life, it is also home of the famous Machu Picchu. Found on …

List of the Best Hostels in Peru - From $6

List of the Best Hostels in Peru – From $6 : Updated for 2019

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Note: This article is updated in April 2019! In this article, you will find the following – Best hostels in Cusco; Best hostels in Lima; Best hostels in Arequipa; Best hostels in Puno; Best hostels in Machu Picchu; Best hostels in Huacachina; Best hostels in Mancora; Best hostels in Paracas; Best hostels in Huaraz; and Best hostels in Ollantaytambo. Providing …

List of the Best Luxury Hotels in Peru : Updated for 2019

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Note: This article is updated in March 2019! Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Luxury Hotels in Peru for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Lima, Peru | Arequipa, Peru | Chiclayo, Peru | Trujillo, …

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Trekking the Official Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru with @valencia_travel

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Preparing for the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu – Activities in and around Cusco In the heart of the Peruvian Andes, at the gate of the Sacred Valley, sits the historical city of Cusco, known during the Inca time as ‘the navel of the world’.  Less than an hour’s flight from Lima (or 22 by bus if like me you …

7 Awesome Things to do in the Sacred Valley of Peru

7 Awesome Things to do in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Krista Medina Umandap South America & Antarctica, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 9 Comments

Having lived in Peru for six months, we have come to love many things about this vastly colorful, cultural and historical country. Peru has everything, from rugged coastline and perfect beaches, pounded by the best Pacific surf, through huge expanses of rocky desert, up to the Andes Mountains and down to the Amazon rainforest. Up to 150 different languages can …

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How to get your FREE Yellow Fever Vaccination in Peru

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This is a guide to getting your free Yellow Fever vaccination in the two largest cities of Peru – Lima and Arequipa. Despite all of the discussions surrounding vaccines; their safety, their necessity and the long term health implications of being vaccinated from infancy to adulthood – if you want to travel to certain parts of the world, then they are …

Behind bars – Inside a female prison in Lima, Peru

Behind bars – Inside a female prison in Lima, Peru

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Women who are fighting each other, screaming at each other; Pumped up guards armed with bats and pepper spray trying to manage the awkward situation. Amid general applause, the tattooed ladies return to their small cells. That’s the picture, which media portrays – reality is different, indeed. Appropriately dressed women caring for their children, talking to their husbands and kids, …