Peru


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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Julia Kocubinski
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, …
Start of Project
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Alejandro Hayes
This April 2014 begins a new conservationist initiative at the Peruvian Cloud Forest (ACP Bosque Nublado). Thanks to combined efforts of local association PERU VERDE, Adventure Life and a wonderful …
Strawberry shortcake and port dessert
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Lynessa Nelson
Day two of our cruise it becomes apparent that we'll need to take up some sort of activity to avoid gaining ten pounds in the next week.  Eating five times a days will have that effect on a …
Skylodge
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Jenny Johnston
While checking in for your stay at the Skylodge Adventure Suites, you are handed a harness...then a helmet.  You look up at the daunting rock face you are expected to conquer, and you become …
Volunteering in Peru
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Jonathan Brunger
Native Tree Planting Project in Cachiccata Healthy Breakfast at Cachiccata School Our travelers frequently voice their wishes to contribute to the communities that they will visit, whether it …
Plaza de Armas
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Elizabeth Conway
Cusco, Peru - Plaza de Armas. Picture by Adventure Life traveler, Dawn Ross. As of March 6, 2013 the US Embassy has officially lifted their Peru travel alert that was announced in mid-February. …
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Elizabeth Conway
  Quito's new Mariscal Sucre International Airport will be ready to host travelers Feb. 20, 2013 Quito's much anticipated new international airport is scheduled to open February 20, 2013. …
Machu Picchu
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Elizabeth Conway
UPDATE: As of March 6, 2013 the US Embassy has lifted it Peru travel alert. Read more. Peru's Machu Picchu. Photo by Adventure Lifer Jerome Gannon Adventure Life feels it is important to …
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Lynessa Nelson
http://youtu.be/FjLpkKrTaHI It's an exciting new year for us at Adventure Life in our new office! Last fall Adventure Lifers packed up our belongings and headed across town to set up residence in …
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Elizabeth Conway
A taste of Peru travel: Delicious Alfajores! Alfajores, crispy cookie sandwiches, are enjoyed throughout Latin America. Many regions have their own local spin on these delicate sugar cookies …
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Elizabeth Conway
Artist impression of the Amazon's Chullachaqui by David Hewson. Spot Chullachaqui yourself on an Amazon tour! A little local legend, compliments of the Amazon... The Chullachaqui is a …
Inca Trail group of hikers
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
Machu Picchu
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Elizabeth Conway
Unique tomb unearthed at Peru's Machu Picchu. Photo by Jerome Gannon Peru's Machu Picchu continues to mystify and intrigue its visitors (yours-truly included) and scholars -- even a century after …
Taste Ceviche during Peru tour
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Elizabeth Conway
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 …
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Elizabeth Conway
Adventure Life travelers, Greg and Bridget Litten, share with us a bit of their Amazon adventures in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve. The Tambopata National Reserve (TNR) is part of a 3.7 …
Travelers celebrating on the top of Dead Womans Pass on the Inca Trail
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Elizabeth Conway
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; …
Victory:  On top of Huayna Picchu!
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Elizabeth Conway
Happy trekker at the top of Huayna Picchu Peak Hiking the ruins of Machu Picchu itself can be enough for some travelers. But there are some amazing peaks to trek while at the ruins -- and offer a …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
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Elizabeth Conway
Join us this July to celebrate Machu Picchu's Centennial Celebrations. Photo by Adventure Life traveler, John Keller We're not the only ones who are all a-buzz with the swiftly approaching …