There is plenty of traditional South American food but don’t forget the great Latin desserts during your South America travels.
Backpacking travel stories and traveling tips for visiting Peru.
If you are going to be visiting Lima on your Peru travel adventure, be sure to check out the fun El Circuito Mágico del Agua water park.
The floating Uros Islands outside of Puno offered a truly unique travel experience and are a must see during your Peru travels.
The town of Nazca, located on a high, desert plateau about 7 hours from Lima doesn’t have a lot going for it. There is a good chance it would be completely overlooked by Peru travel tourists and backpackers if it wasn’t for the famous Nazca Lines nearby and the other archaeological sites that accompany them. […]
During our Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu we encountered some of the most beautiful flora we have seen during all our travels in South America. Many of the flowers are orchids, since Peru has thousands of species of them. Plants and Flowers of Machu Picchu I did my best to look up all the flora […]
The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru is perhaps one of the most spectacular sites you can visit in South America. From the complexity of building the city on top of a mountain ridge surrounded by mountains, to the unbelievable story of how it remained intact and untouched for hundreds of years all contribute […]
See the Inti Raymi Cusco Festival Photo Essay. Our visit to Cusco, Peru was greater than expected when we discovered that the Inti Raymi Festival was being held all week. Everyday in the street the people would practice leading up the big event on the weekend. Bands, costumes and dancing lit up the entire plaza. […]
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