GETTING TO KNOW THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE OF PERU

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Peru is home to 51 indigenous communities, all of whom have a unique culture and way of life. Among the 31 million people who live in Peru, about 80% identify as either mestizo (a person of combined indigenous and European descent) or indigenous. From the high Andes to the jungles…

My first steps onto the Inca trail When I took my first steps onto the historic Inca Trail, I was too excited to be nervous about the challenges ahead. I’d received many warnings from my guide, Jose, about what was likely to come: achy knees, shortness of breath as the altitude increased,…

The Most Personal and Charming Hotels In Peru

Looking for your home away from home in Peru? Below, the most charming and outstanding hotels in Peru that are redefining luxury. Gocta Natura, Chachapoyas The stunningly beautiful and eco-friendly Gocta Natura cabins provide your window to Gocta, one of the highest waterfalls in the world. The cabins are located…

A Guide To Peru’s Northern Beaches

The tropical northern beaches of Peru are one of the country’s best kept secrets. With soft sand, year-round sunshine, and a lack of the tropical storms that plague so many other beach destinations, the northern coast is like a pristine private getaway. Peru has 1300 miles of coastline, but few…

10 Thrilling Experiences For Families In Peru

Peru with kids is its own special kind of experience. There’s nothing quite like seeing a new place through the eyes of your kids, and if you’re an adventurous bunch, there are all kinds of Peru activities tailor made for teens and young people. Below are Peru’s top 10 adventures…

The magic of seeing a dream destination feels a little less like a technicolor memory when it’s packed with slow-moving crowds. Overcrowding is a very real problem when visiting cherished historical sites, and it can be tough to gain the solitude and cultural understanding you crave while wading through thousands…