Peru


Located in northern Peru, the fortress at Kuelap ruins was built by the Chachapoyas tribe. Here you will see only a few visitors per week due to the four hour trek through the Andes to arrive at the …

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This is sometimes the first meal of the day for the children and is especially important, as many of them have to walk for over an hour a day to get to school. This is often after they have had to …

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Our Native Tree Planting project is located in Cachiccata, a small Andean community located just 5 minutes by car from ollantaytambo in Cusco, Peru. Here you can help us reforestate this depredated …

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Travels through Cusco to the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, the San Pedro market for fresh goods, the local market in Urubamba, and Samanapac Hotel in Ollantaytambo.

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Trek through the Peruvian Andes

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After visiting Peru three years ago, I returned with my daughter to hike the Inca Trail.

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69 LAKE - HUAYHUASH TREK Day 01: Huaraz – Cebollapampa (12 795ft/3900) – 69Lake (14 599/4450m) Day starts early at 7:00 am our private transport will pick you up from your Hotel after your …

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Santa cruz - 69 Lake Day 01: Huaraz - Cashapampa 2900m - Llamacorral 3760m From the hotel in Huaraz, we will aboard the minivan and driving along Callejon de Huaylas to Cashapampa village, where …

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Georgia and Dot's adventure began on the Inca Trail in Peru with a custom Machu Picchu Pilgrimage Trip. They experienced the delights of trekking through the Andes of Peru and ended their tour in …

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Julia Kocubinski
After years of working in the travel industry, I had finally made my way to Machu Picchu ruins! We arrived by train into Machu Picchu town around eleven, and decided to eat lunch before heading up to …
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We were lucky enough to have a day and a half in the Sacred Valley with our guides. We drove towards the Sacred Valley in the afternoon, stopping first at Chinchero. The town was quiet, so we got out …
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Julia Kocubinski
We met our guide Vidal and the owner of A Mi Manera, Marco, in our hotel this morning, then went for a walk through the streets of Cusco. We stopped along the way to try various street food including …
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Julia Kocubinski
This afternoon, we decided to do some walking around the Miraflores area of Lima. After buying a few items from a street vendor (sunglasses for me, a scarf for Monika) we wandered into a cute little …
Pottery, Museums
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Julia Kocubinski
Our cab driver dropped us off outside the Spanish-style colonial building, Museo Rafael Larco Herrera, the private museum displaying artifacts from all across Peru, including gold and silver, …