Museums of Lima

Museums of Lima

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Lima has a a wide variety of museums that allows visitors to gain an undestanding of the history of the city, and of the Peruvian and Andean cultures as a whole. Some of them are located in different churches, civil buldings and former private residences, such as the Cathedral, the Church Monastery of St Francis, […]

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The Treasure of the Andes

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There is no doubt that Peru is the birthplace of the potato, in Huancahuasi,Tarma produces more than half of the seed potatoes planted throughout Peru. The potatoes crops in the area are numerous as well as various. In Cascas heigths one of the annexes to the district, are prduced dozens of native varieties planted in […]

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Travel to Peru: Peruvian Amazon

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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 to visit this beautiful place is between June and […]

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AI APAEC, The Beheader

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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 Huaca de la Luna (Moon Temple), Huaca […]

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The White Dune

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In one of our trips through Peru, we found this wonderful legend of the Peruvian coast, and so it goes: On the Sechura district, about 12 miles from the town, there’s an immense dune in which the sand is so white that it’s simply called White Dune. It is quite high and no one can […]

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The Runapuma

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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 flesh. Of course, these warlocks lived deep […]