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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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The Black Alligator

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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 supernatural powers have been attributed to them, this species is […]

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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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Alpaca

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  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 since it has a fine […]

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Peru’s typical dishes

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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 cebiches, tortilla de raya (sting gray omelet) or […]

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Yanapuma

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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 animals with an excess of black pigmentation  which […]

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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 […]