Atun Irca Native

On the Cayacata mountain, which rises west of the Yupan town, a long time ago a native family lived, mother, father and two children. On this desolated site water was scarce, and so to find it dwellers had to walk around 2 kilometers, until reaching the neighboring [...]

Travel to Peru: Peruvian Amazon

2012 was without a doubt an excellent year for the Tambopata Natural Reserve, this beautiful reserve located in the Madre de Dios department of Peru. Its marvelous landscapes drew in around 33 000 visitors and for 2013 an increase of 10% is expected. The best time [...]

Peruvian Gastronomy

Between Junin and Ayacucho in Peru the most traditional Andean cuisine can be found, the one made in clay and fire that we inherited from the Incas and that it has barely mixed with some contributions from the conquistadors. As you travel in Peru, across the [...]

AI APAEC, The Beheader

When you travel to Peru, you will hear the story about Ai Apaec or Aia Paec, the terrible god of the Mochicas (200-800 AC), who thirsty for blood, demanded human sacrifices. The Cie-quich and the Alaec offered to him young warriors at the beautiful temples known as [...]

The Enchanted Lagoon

Somewhere in Cañete there is a small lagoon with warm waters that no one can take a dip in, because a strange animal emerges from the middle of it and starts swirling around, foaming and then, from afar, you can hear a war drums. This lagoon is surrounded by [...]

The Enchanted Mountain

On a small town in Cañete, Peru, called Boca del Rio, there’s a mountain bathed by the ocean and in it, it is said by the local townspeople, that there is an enchanted princess that lives chained and that on full moon nights, when fishermen take out their boats can [...]

Tombs and Heroes

Two of the most emblematic museums in Lambayeque, Peru own their birth to the same number of tombs, and they were discovered twenty years apart in the guts on the Moche pyramids of Huaca Rajada in Sipan. We are talking about the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum and the [...]

The discovery of Machu Picchu

The three men climbed up almost crawling along a steep and slippery slope in Peru. It was the morning of July 24th of 1911 and Hiram Bingham II had left the camp site on the Urubamba River with two of his Peruvian companions to investigate some ruins that, [...]

Peru Travel – The emergence of human beings on earth

In ancient times, on the current Mantaro or Jauja valley, which was covered by the waters of a great big lake in which center stands a rock called Wanka, a place of rest for Amaru, a horrible monster with the head of a llama, two tiny wings and the body of a [...]

How to make the perfect cebiche?

The recipe is simple and the ingredients are few. You could say that there are no secrets on the preparation of a cebiche and that we can all make a very good version of it. However, there are details that make the difference, mistakes and slips that can end up [...]