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 [...]

Yanapuma

On the jungle of Peru there’s a myth about one of the most amazing animals of the Amazon called the Yanapuma, which in quechua means Black Puma. It has been scientifically proved that the Yanapuma is a case of melanism in the Otorongo, meaning that they are [...]

Gastronomy from the north of Peru

Beyond the gold and the splendor of the great Inca cultures, the astonishing adobe pyramids and the legions of caballitos de totora (reed boats) thrown into the ocean, the true treasure of the ancient Moche, Lambayeque and Chimu rulers was their food. The sole [...]

Cusco at Night

Cusco, the archaeological capital of America was the main city in Tahuantinsuyo Empire considered by the Incas like the center of the world. The Empire city of Cusco offers beautiful landscapes and a closening to the Inkas culture, not only for the ruins but for [...]