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Kuélap of the gods

Often called ‘the Machu Picchu of the North’, this walled settlement is actually of pre-Inca origin and three times the age of the more famous citadel. It is located at 3,000 metres in what are often called the Amazonian Andes,…

Canyon ball

One of the most fun experiences in Peru is a visit to the Colca Canyon, a few hours’ drive from the southern city of Arequipa. Recently identified by Polish explorers as at one point the second deepest canyon in the…

Running hot and cold

South America has the advantage when planning a trip of having very predictable weather, compared to for example North-Western Europe. However, this advantage is rather outweighed by the fact that it is predictably extremely varied! Most visitors from the Northern…

On the right track

Ever since the publication of Paul Theroux’s seminal travel memoir The Old Patagonian Express in the 1970s, travelling by rail in South America has captured the imagination. It must be the unique combination of glamour and adventure, of elegance and…

Kuélap of the gods

Kuélap of the gods

Often called ‘the Machu Picchu of the North’, this walled settlement is actually of pre-Inca origin and three times the age of the more famous citadel. It is located at 3,000 metres in what are often called the Amazonian Andes,…

Colca Canyon Tour

Colca Canyon Tour

One of the most fun experiences in Peru is a visit to the Colca Canyon, a few hours’ drive from the southern city of Arequipa. Recently identified by Polish explorers as at one point the second deepest canyon in the…

Running hot and cold

Running hot and cold

South America has the advantage when planning a trip of having very predictable weather, compared to for example North-Western Europe. However, this advantage is rather outweighed by the fact that it is predictably extremely varied! Most visitors from the Northern…

On the right track

Ever since the publication of Paul Theroux’s seminal travel memoir The Old Patagonian Express in the 1970s, travelling by rail in South America has captured the imagination. It must be the unique combination of glamour and adventure, of elegance and…

Drinking Water in Peru

If you are intending to take the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Tour or any other tour while travelling in Peru, having clean water sources available is of the essence and can mean the difference between staying healthy and hydrated…

Pampachiri

Within the Apurimac region of Peru lies Historic and beautiful Pampachiri. This rural, farming village once was home to Inca, Chancas, and Wari people. Now home to mostly indigenous peoples of Quechua decent, what makes this village exceptionally special is…