Peru Things to see and do Travel Articles

 
Lima: A Bargain-Hunter’s Wonderland? You bet! – Lima, Peru
Jill Rayna finds the best shopping guide in town in Lima.
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In Ayacucho, Money Talks, When You Least Expect It – Ayacucho, Peru
In Ayacucho, Money Talks, When You Least Expect It – Ayacucho, Peru home_july15_money.jpgLito Galvan tours
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Inca Roots – Peru
Inca Roots – Peru home_march25_inca.jpgFind the fountain
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Peru Fast Facts – Peru
Peru Fast Facts – Peru Peru Fast Facts Cairns on summit road, 4800 metres altitude Main international entry point is the capital Lima, located on the Pacific Coast. Lan Chile and American Airlines have daily services. Lima: population ca 7 million, a chaotic, crowded city with a dismal climate. Founded by the Spanish conquistadors in 1535. Historical center around the […]
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Peru: Paucartambo (Cusco) and the “Virgen del Carmen” Feast
Every year, on July 16th, a small town in Cuzco named Paucartambo keeps the attention of the tourists and the Peruvians. This village at 100 kilometers east from Cuzco city (4 hours), is a small town of a few thousand people, of white houses, red roofs and blue doors, windows and balconies. It still retains […]
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Peru: Inti Raymi
Inti Raymi, the feast of the sun The “Inti Raymi” or “Sun Festivity” was the biggest, most important, spectacular and magnificent festivity carried out in Inca times. It was aimed to worship the “Apu Inti” (Sun God). It was performed every year on June 21, that is, in the winter solstice of the Southern Hemisphere, […]
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Peru Travel Guide – October 2000
Peru Travel Guide – October 2000 Location Central Andes of Peru, at 3,091 meters above sea level or 10,150 ft. Huaraz, the main city in the Huaylas Valley, it’s at 404 kilometers North-East from Lima, and it takes 8 hours by bus to reach it. Climate Temperate climate, with sunny days, cold nights and a yearly mean temperature of 16°C (61°F). […]
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Peru Travel Guide – September 2000
Peru Travel Guide – September 2000 Peru Travel Guide – September 2000 Ayacucho By Iván Gallegos Ayacucho, land of warriors Location Central highlands at 2,761 meters above sea level. Climate It’s sunny during the day and cold at night (especially from June to August). The average temperature is 17.5°C. It’s rainy from November to March and the rest of the year […]
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Peru Travel Guide – August 2000
Peru Travel Guide – August 2000 Puerto Maldonado, the secret jungle Location Peruvian southern jungle at 230 meters above sea level. Climate Tropical, warm and humid with an average annual temperature of 30°C and with intense rains between December and March. Landscape Rainforest with an amazing wildlife (many kinds of animals, birds and plants) which can be appreciated during guided excursions. […]
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General Info – Peru
Peru – General Info Location Peru is located on the central west coast of South America. This privileged location gives our country and amazing diversity of landscapes and environments. The country is divided into 3 large regions: the coast (bathed by the Pacific Ocean), the Andes (with fertile valleys between snow covered peaks), and the […]
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