The Huancahui - Trip Peru

The Huancahui

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It’s a bird similar to a sparrow hawk that makes a very peculiar sound. It has dark powers, capable of devouring the fiercest of vipers. It is said that if the Amazonian shaman learns the call of the Huancahui, they will dominate all vipers and if they fail when trying to mimic it they will […]

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Beautiful Paths

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Inca Trail (hiking), Peru High in the Andes, this 26-mile journey follows in the footsteps of fifteenth-century Incans, leading past a series of ruins to the mystical royal retreat of Machu Picchu. Hundreds of species of exotic flowers (including nearly 200 types of orchids) and tropical birds (giant hummingbirds, tanagers, and Peru‘s national bird, the […]

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Restaurants in Lima

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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 repeats the same dish, even if he’s been […]

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Rupac

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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 Chiprac. The warm sunrise always bathes the ancient rocks of this citadel […]

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Gastronomy from the north of Peru

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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 invention fo the zapallo loche (indigenous squash) is more valuable than […]

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The Mermaid

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There’s a legend from the jungle of Peru that tells that on the Quistococha lagoon in Iquitos there was a very beautiful woman that on full moon nights would come out from the water, sit on the shores and flirt with passer byes as sadly combing her long hair. This woman was a mermaid named […]

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The Tunchi

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According to the popular beliefs from the jungle of Peru, the Tunchi is a lost spirit of someone who died in the jungle, who is damned to wander around the depths of the jungle and the darkness of the night. Is said that the Tunchi follows the same path they did during their earthly life. […]