Dave highlights what to expect on a Machu Picchu tour with G Adventures, including the ruins you’ll visit in the Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes, and Cusco.
There’s more to Peru than Machu Picchu and more to Lima than the food scene. Here we showcase some of the local graffiti and street art in Lima, Peru.
Ryan tell us about the “places I still want to see in Peru,” which include the jungle at Parque Nacional del Manu and the floating islands on Lake Titicaca.
Ryan visits Arequipa and notices a couple similarities to the city where he lives, along with the beauty that makes Arequipa distinct in Peru.
Ryan tells us his 5 tips for traveling in Perú after experiencing high altitude, shy people, terrible Wi-Fi, food poisoning, and an underestimated budget.
Ryan tries to relive his snowboarding days in the Sierra Nevada by sandboarding in Huacachina, an oasis town in southern Peru popular with tourists.
Ryan makes tough choices in picking his favorite Peruvian dishes after eating everything from alpaca to arroz con pollo and the always popular ceviche.
In Ryan Hiraki’s first post for Go Backpacking, he goes hiking in Colca Canyon, Peru’s 13,650-foot deep canyon outside of Arequipa.
I am going to take a hiatus from writing on Go Backpacking in September, in order to focus on my next book, a travel guide to Lima. I am co-writing it with Colin Post of Expat Chronicles. By devoting more attention to this project in the coming month, we both hope to publish the guide […]
In the first of a two part series, Dave shares the destinations he visited while traveling South America from January to August 2012.