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Peru, South America

The 12 Top Things to do in Cusco

If I was asked before leaving on our grand adventure through Latin America – What place are you looking forward to visiting the most? – the answer would have undoubtedly been Cusco. The oldest living city in the America’s and, of course, capital to the Inca civilization from the 13th […]

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Visiting Peru’s Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley

Rainbow Mountain is Peru’s newest tourist attraction, with its multicolored facade quickly finding its way to nearly everybody’s Instagram page. Rainbow Mountain, or Vinicuna to give its original name, is located at 5,200m above sea level. Just 3 hours from Cusco, this colorful mountain was only recently discovered due to […]

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A Day Trip through Peru’s Sacred Valley

The Sacred Valley in Peru is a region located 20km from the former Incan capital of Cusco. The valley was a key part in the Incan empire between 1000 AD and 1400 AD, mainly due to its rich agricultural benefits. The Sacred Valley is also one of Peru’s most important […]

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The Ultimate Guide to the Salkantay Trek

The Salkantay Trek is a 74km trek that will take you from the historical former Incan capital of Cusco to the breathtakingly beautiful Machu Picchu. There are many, many different options for tourists to consider for getting to Machu Picchu. This travel guide will aim to cover why you should […]

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One Day Guide to Nazca

Nazca is a small town in the Peruvian desert, most famous for the Nazca lines. These archaeological depictions are pretty amazing and deports you back to what could have been so many years ago. Many say they were used for agriculture, others as representations of the stars but no one […]

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Lima Travel Guide | What to do in Peru’s Capital

Lima is the capital city of Peru and has a population of over 10 million people. It is a bustling city with over forty districts.ย Typically Lima is the starting point for holidaying tourists and definitely marked the point of change for us in terms of tourists numbers. Maybe this was […]

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Huaraz Travel Guide | Peru’s Hiking Capital

Huaraz has been informally dubbed Peru’s hiking capital, and in a country famous for the Inca Trail, that’s quite the compliment! Of course, like Cusco, Huaraz is just the regional base for all the amazing hiking that take’s place in the nearby mountain range – the Cordillera Blanca. The Cordillera […]

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Hiking the Santa Cruz Trek

The Santa Cruz Trek is a popular 4 day trek through the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, close to Huaraz in Northern Peru. The Cordillera Blanca is one of the most concentrated collection of sky touching mountains in all the world, with 33 summits reaching 5,400 meters or over. This trek […]

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Laguna 69 Travel Guide: What you need to know

Laguna 69 is the most famous day trip hike from Huaraz, Peru (and arguably one of the most famous in all of Peru). It is a beautiful lake surrounded on all sides by snow capped mountains and makes for a perfect photo opportunity. The hike to the lake is technically […]