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Travel Articles: Peru
Magical Machu Picchu
Chronicle of our four person journey to and on the Inca Trail which culminated in a romantic proposal at Machu Picchu to which I said YES!!!
Machu Picchu Travels
We decided to contact Adventure Life for a tour of Machu Picchu at the suggestion of some good friends. This fabulous tour was our only ''guided'' tour in a 5 week, 4 country adventure through South America. This decision was perfect because we ended up learning so much more about the ruins, the culture and the country, than if we had walked in …
A Peruvian Honeymoon
Although we’ve been married for nearly three months, the giddiness of our wedding day returns the moment my husband, Cory, and I pass through security at New Jersey’s Newark International Airport. After nearly a year of planning, we are officially on our honeymoon!
Llama Llama Ding Dong!
My husband and I took the Cachiccata Trek and it was amazing! We loved everything about this trip: Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, the 3-day trek and Machu Picchu. We fell in love with the mountains, the people and yes, even the llamas!
Peru, land of the legendary Incas, has retained much of its mythical feel. Visit the cultural capital of Cuzco or the Sacred Valley -- the explorer’s base for the lost city of Machu Picchu.
The Way to Machu Picchu
This iconiclandmark is one that is included on countless bucket lists as a "must-visit" destination. Everyone wants to GO to Machu Picchu, but few consider HOW they might prefer to do that. There are multiple routes travelers can opt to take to the sacred site, and this decision can greatly influence your overall experience.
Should you …
Peruvian Recipe: Pisco Sour
A Mi Manera, a restaurant in Cusco, has given some great Peruvian recipes to Adventure Lifers during a cooking class we include in tours. Since it is always fun to explore the local foods of a place, we wanted to share some of these with our fellow travelers. We thought we would start off with the infamous Pisco Sour...
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Choquequirao in The Wall Street Journal
In a recent Adventure Life blog post, we highlighted the Choquequirao Trek and explained how it is undergoing some definitive changes. By the end of 2015, the Peruvian government plans to build the first aerial tramway in the country. To none other than Choquequirao. It is anticipated that this tramway will deliver up to 3,000 people to …
Peru Service and Travel Philanthropy
Our travelers frequently voice their wishes to contribute to the communities that they will visit, whether it is their first trip to Peru or a return for a second time after such an incredible first experience. The Cachiccata community near Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley has been very hospitable to us over the years (see information …
Planning a trip to Peru is sure to result in questions. Our FAQ answers some of them that are most commonly asked by travelers. From packing suggestions to what type currency to exchange, this guide will give you some vital details before your trip. Hopefully, this will better prepare you for your Peru journey!
A return to Peru! This time, we head north to trek around the Huayhuash Mountains north of Lima.
Amazon to Andes- Exploring Peru
An amazing journey from deep in the jungle in Manu National Park, to the breathtaking ruins of Machu Picchu.
History and Culture of Peru
Find answers to your questions about Peru and Peruvian culture in this brief overview of Peru's history, culture, religion, food, and language.
Peru - the time of our lives
What is your dream adventure? Traveling to Peru (Mira Flores, Cusco, trekking to Machu Picchu, and Puerto Maldanado) was a check off our bucket list. We stretched our mind and bodies and surpassed a trip of our wildest dreams.
Ken and I are left thinking, what could possible surpass this dream?
We sought adventure and we conquered!!!
My Peru adventure
There and Back again
Reason to visit Machu Picchu now
Machu Picchu is world-renowned as a meticulously preserved site that should be on every traveler's bucket list. This legendary lost city of the Inca is held sacred by local Peruvians and deeply appreciated by visitors. If Machu Picchu is still on that forever-growing "places to travel" list, you may want to act upon that sooner than …
Peru Multisport Adventure Tour
As an adventuresome couple Peru proved to be the perfect home away from home to celebrate our new life together. Living in Colorado drew us to the magnificent Andes and it was a great fit for our love of the outdoors. We spent almost every moment of our visit enjoying the mountains in a variety of ways. Traveling came by way of plane, train, and …
Ecuador and Peru Family Trip
We had an amazing, eye-opening, thrilling 6 weeks of travel in Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru. Our bond as a family has strengthened and although we were really excited to get home, we are already dreaming about our next travel experience together!
Reforestation Project in Peru
The Adventure Life grant program sponsored a reforestation project for the Cachiccata and Socma communities. Two thousand trees were planted during the project. The group used a tree call the Tara, which is native to this area in Peru. The tree fruit is another benefit to the community which will be enjoyed for generations to come. It also …
7 wonders at a 7 wonder
How can you summarize Cusco, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu? You can't! The 7 wonders of our trip:1-How'd they build the road to Machu Picchu (MP) and how do they keep them in great shape? They aren't paved and there are many switchbacks and many many buses each day.2-The bus schedule is flawless at MP. Little waiting and they …
An Incan Adventure
An amazing adventure paragliding over Lima, a wedding ceremony in Cuzco, hiking to the top of the Andes, Machu Pichu, and sailing Lake Titicaca.
Peru: Sacred Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
This journal is co-created by Nate and Michele. We planned our trip to Peru over Thanksgiving 2011 to celebrate our 1-year wedding anniversary and it was truly magical. We share a passion for travel and seek destinations that are both off the beaten path and which offer a winning combination of great food, beautiful scenery, adventure and amazing …
Machu Picchu By Train
July 2011 Trip to Peru: A fabulous Machu Picchu adventure and top shelf culinary tastebud explosion.
Adventures in Peru
An amazing journey through Peru with two old friends, two new friends, and a jaguar!
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