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Month: November 2018

Your Majesty the Andean Condor

Your Majesty the Andean Condor

The Incas believed that the condor was immortal. According to the myth, when the animal feels that it begins to age and that its strength runs out, it rests on the highest and most protruding peak of the mountains, folds its wings, collects its legs and lets itself sink to the bottom. Of the gorges, where his reign ends. This death is symbolic, because with this act the condor returns to the nest, to the mountains, from where it is…

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Finding the Best Inca Trail Tour Companies to Machu Picchu

Finding the Best Inca Trail Tour Companies to Machu Picchu

Ways to Choose the Best Inca Trail Tour Company Have you finally made the decision to visit Cusco, Peru and make the trip to Machu Picchu? If so, you’re in for the experience of a lifetime. But how do you choose the best package from one of the many Inca Trail tour companies? Whittling down the best from the rest isn’t always easy, so here are some things to consider to help you make the right decision. Take Reputation into…

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The experience of a train trip to Machu Picchu.

The experience of a train trip to Machu Picchu.

The train trip from Cusco to the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu is usually made for the vast majority of tourists in a single day, with a very early departure – four or five in the morning  and depending of the tour your are embarking, you could be returning the same day around late at night. On a single day, It can become exhausting trip, full of emotions. I would suggest to do it on a 2 days,…

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Arequipa: much more than the Colca Canyon

Arequipa: much more than the Colca Canyon

When you think of Peru, surely Arequipa will not be within your first thoughts. Certainly, this beautiful city has been overshadowed by other destinations such as Machu Picchu specials, Lima, the Nazca lines or even the Colca Canyon, one of the main attractions in the area.  But this city has a lot to offer. In this article we will show you 3 powerful reasons to visit Arequipa and enjoy the White City.

San Blas- The Bohemian Hills of Cusco

San Blas- The Bohemian Hills of Cusco

The name of the traditional Cusco district of San Blas arrived thanks to the Spaniards, who baptized it that way at the beginning of the 16th century. This beautiful district located in Cusco is known as “The neighborhood of artists” due to its artisan variety. The “Barrio de los artistas” is one of the main attractions of the city of Cusco and despite the reinventions, it is still that inspiring corner that we all love and witnessed during my stay….

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