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Lake Titicaca in Peru

There are some things that may surprise you after arriving to Peru

What are the differences that can be seen at first glance in Peru? Traffic and sound signals, namely the role of a horn Many people appearing on the Peruvian streets for the first time, have the impression that they will turn deaf in a moment. And all thanks to the horns. As it...

Valley of volcanoes in Andagua. Alternative tours in Peru!

Valle de los Volcanes or Valle de Andagua is located in the Arequipa region. It covers the area at the heights between 4300 and 1350 m.a.s.l. There are several dozen of volcanic cones, ranging in height from 10 to 300 meters. They create astonishingly beautiful landscapes,...

Who would like to walk through the forest full of Puyas Raimondi?

Puya raimondi is the largest plant of bromeliad species, reaching up to several meters. It can be found only at the heights from about 3200 to about 4800 masl, only in the Peruvian or Bolivian Andes. Unfortunately, it is currently a species endangered by extinction. It is...

Travel dilemma in Peru: group or individual tours?

Expect real-life story, as always. This time I will bring you closer to the phenomenon and characteristics of group tours organized in the region of Cusco. It is not my role to criticize any particular form of travel. Everybody should be free to choose the way of travelling he...

Holiday in Peru just as you like it. How to do it?

I could write about different forms of travel in many distinctive ways. It is another book-size topic. In the following article, I will relate mostly to trips within Peru, because that is where I organize various travelling tours. Holiday in Peru just as you like it. How do...
Peru transport

Which transport to choose while travelling in Peru and why?

One of the interesting parts of travelling might be, widely understood, means of transport. There exist limitless possibilities when moving from one place to another. This is especially the case when travelling in Peru. You can choose among many exciting transportation...
HERBAL TEAS IN CUSCO – YOU CANNOT MISS IT!

Herbal teas in Cusco – you cannot miss it!

Anyone coming back from Peru should be familiar with the taste of emoliente. Without getting to know this beverage, you cannot fully understand and get the accurate feeling of Peruvian lifestyle. Drinking emoliente is very important daily routine for many Peruvians. They buy it...

Which are the best months for visiting Peru?

Peru is a very diverse country when it comes to basically everything. In the beautiful country of Inca heritage, you can find astonishing landscapes, rich culture and fascinating architecture. What is more, you can encounter different weather conditions depending on the place you...

Security in Peru. Frequently Asked Questions

When going to South America one should be aware that it is neither Europe, nor USA! Countries in this part of the globe are beautiful, worth knowing, and there are no contraindications to avoid them! On the contrary – they are worth visiting because they are unique! The only one...

Cusco Region – Pearl of Peru

Until now, I managed to see numerous places in Peru, many of them for couple of times. Each of them is unique, fascinating, worth seeing and exploring. However, some places charmed me so strongly that I cannot help but visiting them as often as I can! All of them are located in...

Dear coffee lovers, have you tried Peruvian arabica?

Where do you find the best quality coffee in Peru? The surroundings of Chanchamayo and Villa Rica are the perfect places to buy top-quality coffee. Actually, it is almost impossible to find it in regular cafes in Cusco or Arequipa. More probably, you could taste it in the capital...

What is it that make Peruvian Andes so special?

What comes to your mind when you think of the mountains? Before I had a chance to get to know the Andes closer, I associated the mountains mostly with beautiful nature, astonishing landscapes, limitless possibilities, refreshing feeling of physical fatigue and relaxation at the...