The Peruvian Andes will take you through countless vistas such as this. Sparsely populated villages with a massive church in the center. We passed through this village in the Colca Valley while busing from one place to another. It was hot in the sun and cold in the shade. At … more »
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It took us 5 months to get a visa to visit Peru… we can assure you that when this kind of hardship comes your way, you make the most of it! And these articles are proof of that. Please enjoy!
The city of Puno, in Peru, in one of the most popular points of departure to explore Lake Titicaca. Nestled up high in the Andes, this lake is shared between Peru and Bolivia, and it’s the biggest in South America. Not surprisingly, being at the shore of the lake and … more »
If South America is the land of potatoes, Peru has to be the capital! In this country, there is a variety of more than 3800 kinds of potatoes. We came across this potato stall in the Mistura Food Festival in Lima. Mr. Potato was happy we took an interest in his vegetables … more »
Riding a boat up the Amazon River, in the Peru side of it, we came across a fairly developed town that the locals call “distrito“. It is indeed a sort of capital town where the things that don’t exist in the villages scattered around the jungle are more likely available. … more »
We can’t believe 2012 has come to an end! Every year I have this feeling that time went by so fast, that I could have done so much more, that there were so many plans and ideas… and somehow I didn’t fully archieve all I had in mind. Well, this … more »
These two young boys were messing around and fighting with each other in a playful way when they saw us passing by and clicking photos of their town: Pisac, in Peru. They changed their face expression to look like “good boys” and asked us to take a photo of them. … more »
Peru will always have a special place in our hearts. After all, Machu Picchu is the place where we got engaged! Although Machu Picchu is indeed the most famous of the ancient cities from the Inca civilization, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t other constructions (now a days ruins) that deserve … more »
To visit the Peruvian side of the Amazon, we arrived in the jungle city of Iquitos and spent some time in town before going into the wild. La Casa Fitzcarraldo was our base to explore the biggest city within the Amazon and we spent a few days, no more no … more »
What happened to us while in Lima is proof that some of the most enjoyable experiences while traveling are those that you don’t even plan! After spending a few weeks in Peru, we were already die-hard fans of the local cuisine: intense flavors, ingredients from the land and sea, jungle … more »
How can fries and sausages, being such a straight-forward eat, become such a gastronomic icon in a land with such rich cuisine? I don’t know how, but salchipapas have certainly won the cravings of many Latins who love to snack! Salchipapas consist of a plate of potato fries topped with … more »