Peru


Stomachs full after a hearty traditional Peruvian lunch, my husband Craig and I sat in the 12-passenger van and enjoyed the scenery as we chatted with Vidal (our guide) and Carlos (our driver). We …

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The Mantay Shelter in Cusco, Peru, experienced flooding this past year which damaged the bathrooms in the facility. Adventure Life provided funding for repairs to be completed in a timely manner. …

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Water damage from the flooding at Mantay shelterWater damage before repairs beginwater damage on the wallswater damage warped the wallsthe old showers with water damage

The Greenberg family decided to give back to the area they were visiting in Peru. They participated in a home restoration Volunteer Service Project in Cachicatta community. They continued their …

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The work begins with a lot of wheelbarrow trips of suppliesPatching up the siding of the homeThe whole family works together on the project

We began our tour in Peru on Lake Titicaca visiting the Uros floating islands the incredible hospitable Aymara people on Amantani Island. After taking a bus from Puno to Cusco and seeing amazing …

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Flying into Juliacadriving from Juliaca to PunoPunothe welcoming committeeon the floating islands

Trek through the Peruvian Andes

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Peru offers an unbelievable synthesis of festivals and celebrations varying from Christian traditions to ancestral rites, carnivals, dance contests, and grape harvest parties. Peruvians like to …
Pisco is a place blessed by nature. There are plenty of beautiful, clean beaches in the middle of a vast expanse of desert, with varying climates throughout the year. The contrast between desert and …
Located in the southeastern part of the Andes, Cusco is Peru's main tourist destination and one of the most important in the Americas. Known by the Incas as the \"home of gods\", Cusco became the …
As anyone who has experienced Peru travel will tell you, the country is rich in ruins and ancient mystery. Archeologists have only scratched the surface of discovery in many areas. A recent itch: the …
For our second post, here are photos of an annual dinner that we hold for our wonderful guides in Cusco. The dinner was held at Inka's Grill and later the festivities hit the Cross Keys Bar.If you've …
Queirolo Tavern in Lima
Taste pisco and learn about its origins, production, and recipes at a historic tavern in Lima Try ceviche, a popular mainstay of Peruvian cuisine found in restaurants in Lima and Cusco. What …
Gourmet food
Peru's ultimate comfort food: Causa Rellena. Roughly 3500 different varieties of potatoes grow in the Peruvian Andes. There is no limit to the number of dishes that these carb-rich spuds can …
Great alternative to Classic Inca Trail - the Cachiccata Trek With Inca Trail passes filling up 3 months in advance (sometimes even faster during peak travel months) the last-minute Peru trekker …
We received the most charming holiday card in the mail last week from our travelers, Sandi and Joe Costa, who joined us on a custom Peru adventure in October. And while I'd like to take credit for …
Travelers celebrating on the top of Dead Womans Pass on the Inca Trail
A hungry and happy group of trekkers after conquering the Inca Trail's Dead Woman's Pass A hardy hike deserves nothing less than some hardy food -- and on our Inca Trail treks you'll get it; …
Taste Ceviche during Peru tour
Peru Cuisine: Try adding shellfish to your ceviche recipe for variety   Adventure Life traveler, Amy Bergrud, learns a few local culinary secrets on our Peru Cuisine trip A widely …
Inca Trail group of hikers
A motley crew of travelers successfully tackle Peru's Inca Trail and the altitude! On Peru's classic Inca Trail tour, travelers hike in altitudes ranging from ~ 9,000-14,500 ft. The highest …