Peru

Peru

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. 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 […]

Laguna Paron - The Ultimate Day Trip Guide
Peru

Laguna Paron: The Ultimate Day Trip Guide

Laguna Paron is the largest lake in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, located in Northern Peru. It sits at an impressive 4,200 meters and is located about 100km from Huaraz, the tourist capital of the region. It was not on our wish list before we came to Huaraz (of course […]

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Two days in Trujillo

Trujillo is another big city with a population of over 700k found along the coast of Northern Peru. It’s a sort of colonial city with the most impressive area being the main plaza with its colourful flowers, vivid structures and overall size. We didn’t find it as manic as Chiclayo […]

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Chiclayo – One hell of an introduction to Peru

Chiclayo was our first stop in Peru and it was one hell of a welcome. It felt like we were back in a Guatemalan or Mexican type city with all the hustle and bustle, and people everywhere! It has a population of over 500k making it one of the top […]