The Ghost Ship

Just like in many places of the world, in the Peruvian jungle we also have a legend about the famous ghost ship. It is said that on full moon nights the sinister figure of a ship emerges from the shadows and travels through the jungle rivers. Inside it there are [...]

The Tanrilla

The Tanrilla is an species of small bird with long legs that lives near the river banks of the amazonian jungle. While it’s still its feathers are of an unattractive dark color but when it spreads its wings you can see a beautiful combination of gray, white [...]

The Runapuma

The story tells that in ancient times there were evil warlocks that made pacts even with the demons of the jungle. They were powerful wrong-doers and in their yearn for having more and more power they would reach the state of having to drink blood and eat human [...]

A Yachaq that waits in the Highlands

The origin, and therefore the original, awaits those that dare to travel, riding a donkey, to the five towns in Cusco, between Lamay and Pisac, above 3800 masl (12467 fasl) to meet the Andean elders that interpret the future in the geometric shapes of their [...]

The Black Alligator

It’s the most know alligator of the Amazon and the biggest, too, in some cases reaching 8 meters (26 feet) long. This is an species extremely voracious and aggressive, which is why a series of myths and legends have surged around it on which certain [...]

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

If you are a nature lover or an adventure love, your visit to Cusco has a must visit site; the Sacred Valley of the Incas that extends along the Vilcanota river (the same one that down the river has the name Urubamba or Wilcamayu) and covers the area between the [...]

Restaurants in Lima

Visiting the small place of Javier Wong is a unique and moving experience. The door is always closed, there’s no sign and no menu of the day, inside is the kingdom of the “lenguado” (sole). He cooks with his heart and his head, that’s why he never [...]

Lima, a Welcoming and Modern City

Lima, the capital of Peru, is the product of a cultural mixture with a very rich tradition. That is what has influences in Lima’s people way of being part of a “jarana” (party) in the most unthinkable places. The capital of Peru does not have a defined [...]

The Pink Dolphin

The bufeo colorado (pink dolphin) is a dolphin species with very particular characteristics, especially because of its pink color and its great size. It’s less evolved that other river and ocean dolphins. According to popular believe this aquatic mammal is [...]

Alpaca

It’s a star on the universe of fine textile fibers such as cashmere, angora or vicuña, reason why it is ever present and sought after on the most exclusive markets of the world. The alpaca is a natural double fiber, soft and warm. It does not easily get dirty [...]

Peru’s typical dishes

One of the best gastronomical expressions of Peru can be found up north, among the departments of La Libertad and Piura, whose locals have learned to combined the goods from both the sea and the land. The adventure in front of the sea starts with the powerful [...]

Rupac

Rupac (which means that one that lights up in Quechua) belongs to the Atahuallos culture and its practically unknown despite of its magnificent architecture, around fifty building in good condition, the same thing happens with the citadels close by such as Añay and [...]