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Mother at work with child Cusco

Children At Work and Peruvian Reality

Perhaps it is a generalization, but it seems to me that in Peru parents routinely bring their children to work with them. Maybe not in every part of the country but in many places it happens more often than not. Children spend the whole day with their parents at work! Whether in...
Lemon form Peru perfect not only for Ceviche

Peruvian limón perfect not only to cook Ceviche! Recipe for the fastest salad ever!

Peruvian limón (Limon Peruano) is one of the key ingredients in Peruvian cuisine. It is used both in food and drinks. Residents of Peru are so addicted to this lemon that they cannot imagine their lives without it. All Peruvians who I know and who live outside the country I ask...
Main squear in Cusco, Peru

List of 10 top things worth seeing in Cusco region

Usually I am not the one to make lists about the places I see. I know that something that can be nice or beautiful for me, will not necessary be beautiful for others. It’s always a matter of tastes, likes and dislikes. But finally I decided to make an exception. You...
Famous Lost City of the Incas Machu Picchu

Salkantay trek, Inka Jungle Tour or maybe train tour. What to choose to reach famous Machu Picchu?

Which tour leading to Machu Picchu is the best: Salkantay Trek, Inka Jungle Tour, train tour or maybe any other tour? First, you need to keep in mind that no one will have the best answer for you. Simply, I have no idea which way will be the best right for you. The truth is, that...
Cusco region. The best of the best

Heart of the Inca Empire with Machu Picchu in 5 days

Not everyone has a lot of time for discovering Peru and/or the Cusco region. That is why we decided to prepare a special package consisting of 5 days of great and unique tours. If you have limited time or if you are not a big fan of trekking/active excursions but you still dream...
Choquequirao ruins, Peru

Photo Gallery from Choquequirao trek, Peru

There are a lot of Inca ruins in the Cusco region worth seeing. For some of them you can do in one day, but to explore others you need more time. One of these kind of ruins that you can not reach in one day are the Choquequirao ruins, hidden in the mountain, still less known by...
baked bananas in peru

Delicious afternoons in Cusco with platano al horno (platano maduro)

There are a lot of things I love about Cusco, for example the landscapes, views, nature, and history. I love to meet with local people on the streets, buy their local products and talk with them about their life. Usually I have my “caseras” or “caseros” – the sellers from...
Cajas National Park in Ecuador

Photo Gallery from Cajas National Park in Ecuador

Cuenca – a great city to visit in Ecuador. Near Cuenca is the Cajas National Park which is a perfect place for those who like small, easy hikes. All trekkings are possible to do on your own, in very nice landscapes. Safe, easy and relaxing. The park is located only 45...
Ausangate horse riding

Photo Gallery from a horseback riding tour near Ausangate, Peru

If you have at least 4 days you can do a very beautiful trekk in the Cusco region called Ausangate trek. But if you do not have so much time or simply if you do not like to wander for so many days, you can choose a horseback riding tour in that region. More about this tour in my...
Quinoa plantations on the way to Moray and Maras

Biking tour to Moray and Maras with quinoa in the foreground

One of my favorite biking routes is situated in the region of Chinchero, around 30 km from Cusco. It is definitely one of the best things to do and see in this part of Peru. There are a lot of paths which you can choose for your biking adventure – from easy t...
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The best of the Cusco region for adventurers in 11 days

If you dream about a very active holiday with a lot of trekking possibilities as well as with other adventure experiences with stunning scenery. And if you would like to learn more about Peru, the Inca Empire, as well as the most famous of Inca ruins – Machu Picchu, this...

The Best Of The Best In Peru! Ausangate Trekking in Cusco Region

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Peru cannot be known just in several days. The country is so diverse and has so much to offer that it is difficult to reach all the interesting places in a short time. However, nothing is impossible!  With very good organization and thoughtful plan you can see a lot and even more...