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The Nazca Lines are an exceptional collection of geoglyphs in the southern desert of Peru. There are about 300 figures among them including geometric shapes, animal like figures, straight continuous lines, humans and plants. The exceptionality of these geoglyphs rest in the fact that they can only be seen from the air.

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Inca Civilization

The Inca civilization was the largest Pre-Columbian civilization in the Americas and Cusco was its capital. The best kept example of its architecture is Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu

The Sacred City is one of the most significant archeological sites left by the Incas


Fascinating culture and Inca heritage of this beautiful country

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It occupies an important place in Inca mythology.

Animals of Peru

Animals in Peru have specialized and adapted to the conditions of its geography. At higher altitude levels, few animals and plants can survive because of the lack of oxygen.

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Colca Canyon

Colca Canyon Kayaking

The Colca Canyon is located 160 km or about 100 miles northwest from ; about 3 hours and 45 minutes by bus. It is an enjoyable ride where one can …

Trekking the Andes


is without doubt the most popular trekking route in South America, but due to its popularity it does not offer a genuine wilderness experience. This trek involves walking from …

Animals of Peru-Mammals

Andean Titi Monkey

Peru has a diverse geography, from the Pacific Ocean bordering the long desert coast to the Andean mountains and the rain forest. Because of this wide geographical range and different altitudes and climates, animals have adapted and survived in this environment. Peru is home to more than 500 species of mammals, of which 70 are endemic and close to 100 are threatened, vulnerable or endangered.

Folklore in Puno

Puno dance

Puno is considered the Folkloric Capital of Peru, there are more than 300 different local dances representing centuries old traditions inherited from the Incas and the colony. Folk dances and songs are accompanied by colorful costumes and masks to celebrate Catholic holidays or Inca celebrations related to the agricultural calendar. These celebrations are based on beliefs and myths of the relationship between men and god, to honor Andean gods, Catholic saints and the Virgin Mary.

Native Crops of Peru – Pure Nacional Cacao

Cocoa beans drying

In 2007, Pure Nacional, a variety of the cacao tree was rediscovered in Peru, to the world’s chocolate makers it was a delight. In 1916 the plant was hit by …

Native crops of Peru – Quinoa

quinoa field

Quinoa is a crop that originated in the South American and Bolivia and was domesticated by more than 6,000 years ago. For the quinoa was a staple …

Peru Weather

Weather in Peru is varies from region to region, according to the World Meteorological Organization Peru enjoys 28 out of the 32 world climates. Two main factors contribute to the …

Native crops of Peru – Potato

Peruvian potatoes

Baked, fried, boiled, mashed, grated, dried, roasted, converted into flour, stuffed, stewed and grilled are some of the ways in which potatoes can be cooked.  They come in different shapes …


Woman and llama walk past Spanish homes built on top of Incan walls

It is estimated that around 1.5 million tourists visit Cusco every year, and the city of Cusco have become the main tourist attractions in Peru and one of the …

The Amazing Amazon River

Amazon River

The Amazon River is the second longest river in the world about 4,000 miles or 6,450 km long, second only to the Nile River. In terms of volume, the Amazon …