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.
Urban Side from Jean-Baptiste Chandelier JB prod I love the first minute of footage as this guy is paragliding over the Miraflores neighborhood in Lima, Peru. I use to see paragliders flying every day when I lived there. If I hadn’t already done it a few times in other places, I would’ve been all over […]
An inside look at the food and accommodations at Refugio Amazonas and the Tambopata Research Center in Peru’s Amazon basin.
Before leaving Lima, I spent a few nights outside the city in Asia, a Summertime beach and party destination about 1.5 hours drive due South of the capital. Here, a large, modern outdoor shopping mall complete with restaurants, bars and discotecas has sprung up along the Pan-American Highway. From what I could gather, most Peruvians […]
y adventures in Peru began up North, as I took a 2-day overland journey from Vilcabamba, Ecuador to Chachapoyas last October. At the time, it was exhilarating to be on the move. A series of buses, rickshaws and share taxis got me from one destination to another in a fairly efficient manner. I’ll always prefer arriving in […]
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After enjoying a delicious brunch in Parque Kennedy this past Sunday afternoon, I happened across the opening ceremonies of the 2012 ISA World Stand Up Paddle and Paddleboard Championship. It turns out Peru is hosting the inaugural competition on the beaches of Miraflores in Lima. The ceremony was being held outdoors on Avenida Larco. The official events and […]
n 2011, Lima’s Astrid & Gastón was ranked #42 on a list of the world’s 50 best restaurants. It was one of only three restaurants in Latin America to make the illustrious list, with the majority being located in Europe and the USA. Even if I had been planning to travel in these regions, I knew such […]
he streets of Aguas Calientes were dark and empty at 4:20 AM, when I met up with the others from the Salkantay Trek. Together, we began the 20-minute walk down the road to the main entrance of Machu Picchu. We arrived at 4:45 AM, just as the entrance was opened. This is the same entrance […]
The Plaza de Armas is ground zero for tourists visiting Cusco en route to Machu Picchu. Surrounded by restaurants, souvenir shops, and tour company offices, it’s also a popular meeting point since everybody is staying in the same area. The Peruvian national flag is red and white, while the city flag for Cusco reflects the […]