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22 Août

Why You Should Participate in the Cusco Pottery Revival

Highlights *Experience the historic and renowned Cusco pottery culture with a living legend, Julio Guiterrez *Learn to create beautiful, hand crafted pottery as well as the mystical fables surrounding them *Get your hands dirty, craft and paint your own gorgeous piece of Peruvian pottery Why is Peruvian Pottery so famous? Peru has a rich and extensive history when it comes to pottery. Cusco pottery, in particular, has garnered a reputation as bastion of traditional ceramics. Peru, in ancient times was a hotbed of prominent Andean civilisations. The Incas were the most renowned of the bunch. They, along...

things to do in lima peru
11 Juin

Things to do in Lima Peru

Our city guide for Lima, Peru Most people come to Peru to visit the Sacred Valley and ultimately Machu Picchu. However, if you are traveling through Peru the chances of you passing by this busy coastal capital city by plane or road are high. Lima, the second largest city in South America, has so much to offer every type of traveler - from backpackers to luxury holiday goers. The city center was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1988. There are endless things to do in Lima, Peru. Explore Pre-Incan ruins and discover...

30 Nov

Experiencing Peru’s traditions and history – Pachamama Ceremony

Visitors come to Peru for its beautiful and varied landscapes, its world-renowned cuisine and its people.  They also visit for the deep history and traditions that have endured from the time of the Incas.  One of these traditions is the Pachamama ceremony and I was thrilled to have the privilege of participating in this exclusive ceremony!   Read on to hear about my experience sharing in this local custom and to learn more about Pachamama ceremony.  What is the Pachamama Ceremony? The Pachamama ceremony, or “Offering to the Earth,” is a sacred ritual in which an offering...

15 Sep

The Very Best Homestay Tours in Colca Canyon

Why are homestay tours in Colca Canyon so special? You've probably heard about Peru's famous Colca Canyon. After all, it is the second deepest canyon in the world. But, what you might not know is that the Colca Canyon is more than just a great place to experience incredible natural wonders. Yes, it's got giant condors, majestic volcanoes, hot springs and trekking adventures. However, if you take the time to look a little deeper, you will find a region that is also rich in history and tradition. The Collagua people of the Colca Valley have a culture that...

17 Août

Visit Patagonia – Ultimate Travel Guide

Welcome to our Patagonia Travel Guide. Visit Patagonia with us and discover why this beguiling place on earth should find a spot on your travel bucket list. Patagonia is a land that offers unforgettable and unique experiences. So, it is a source of inspiration for writers, explorers and scientists alike. Visit Patagonia to feel the mystic power of nature. Experience the end-of-the-world feeling that pervades its untamed wilderness and the many villages and towns. Finally, travel slowly through this magical land and prepare to be astonished by Mother Nature on an...

moon valley san pedro de atacama
16 Août

Ultimate San Pedro de Atacama Travel Guide in Chile

Welcome to our San Pedro de Atacama Travel Guide, to make the most of your trip to this truly breathtaking array of natural wonders. From the magic of stargazing in pristine skies, to mesmerising views of salt flats scattered with flamingos, to the turquoise of the Lagunas Altiplánicas, there are so many trips to capture the imagination in the Atacama Desert. Plan your stay in the town of San Pedro de Atacama. The perfect base for exploring the enchanting landscapes of the surrounding desert that this San Pedro de Atacama Travel Guide...

24 Juil

Top 10 Great Things to Do in Arequipa

In this Arequipa Travel Guide, you will discover all the wonder that awaits you with travel to Arequipa, the nearby Colca Valley and Peru's Colca Canyon. From the culinary magic of picanterias, to the crisp beauty of the sillar built White City, to the awe-inspiring view of the Andean Condors, trips in Arequipa offer a wealth to see and do. Plan time for a stay in the charming Colca Valley and add a Colca Canyon tour to your itinerary to fully experience all that this Arequipa Travel Guide offers.   1) Delight in the delicious Arequipeña cuisine Travel to...

Snow-capped Cotopaxi Volcano with Quito city lights in foreground.
24 Juil

10 reasons to start planning your next Ecuador vacation

Need an excuse to start planning your Ecuador vacation? Well, sit back, relax  and read on, because we've got plenty ideas for your Ecuador vacation. Ecuador is a country of stunning landscapes, rich history and fascinating culture. For once-in-a-lifetime experiences, it’s got the Galapagos, the Amazon and the Andes. There are active volcanoes, colonial towns, colorful markets and spectacular cross-country rail journeys. Ecuador is a wildlife lover’s dream, a hiker’s paradise and an adrenaline junkie’s playground. Now that we've got your attention, here are 10 great reasons for you to start planning your Ecuador vacation today.   1) Be amazed by the beauty of...

Titicaca Travel - Puno travel guide
15 Juil

Lake titicaca facts | Ultimate Puno travel guide 2018| Pie Experiences

Make the most of your Lake Titicaca travel experience with our Ultimate Puno - Lake Titicaca Travel Guide.  In this post we'll provide Lake Titicaca facts including information about the location, weather and travel options. We will also discuss things to do in Puno and Lake Titicaca, such as where to eat, where to stay and some of the interesting places to visit. There's a lot of great information to cover, so let's get started with the Lake Titicaca facts! Lake Titicaca Facts: Why is Puno special? Because of its location on Lake Titicaca,...

26 Juin

Luxury Peru Train Vacations: Onboard the Belmond Andean Explorer

Taking a journey on the Belmond Andean Explorer is by far one of the most beautiful travel trips you could choose to experience. This luxury train is perfect to show off the incredible colours of Peru, to take in sacred sites such as Lake Titicaca, and to holiday in style.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhwp1trE6p4[/embed] The Belmond Andean Explorer: South America's first sleeper train There are many different options for train travel in Peru, yet there nothing is quite like the luxury of the Belmond Andean Explorer. With spacious cabins, decadent furnishings, a piano bar, library and observation carriages (plus delicious...