My first stop in Peru was Trujillo, in the North. The city, which is surrounded by the desert, is very lively and interesting. I visited the nearby site of Chan Chan. A long bus journey across the desert took me to Lima, the incredible capital, where I visited the main attractions around Plaza de Armas
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How to make the most of your Machu Picchu Inca Trail There is no better, more adventurous way to fully experience the ancient Inca culture of Peru other than doing the official Inca trail. This is the only way through which you will be able to walk on the sacred Inca ground, to visit sites that are otherwise not accessible
Opting for the official Camino Inca is the only way to get to walk on the sacred Inca trail, to visit sites that are otherwise not accessible, and to see the sun rise on Machu Picchu from the Inti Punku. Alternative treks may be great, hard, one may get to see amazing landscapes too. But nothing can
In a country of many wonders, one could spend months travelling around and yet leave feeling unfinished. Among the places to visit in Peru (and for a good reason) there are the Sacred Valley of the Rio Urubamba and Machu Picchu. Sacred Valley: The Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the places to visit in Peru. The starting point to
For as obvious, mainstream, touristy and commercial as it may seem, I believe that trips to Peru can’t be considered complete without visiting Cusco. There are so many things to do in Cusco that it is easy to spend a few days there. Things to do in Cusco: The city is a wonderful mixture of inca ruins and colonial buildings. Walking
Off the beaten path hikes: one of the best things to do in Peru If you are a budget backpacker who can’t find any more things to do in Lima and need to recharge your batteries, there are nearby places that, although only 100 km away, will make you feel like you are on another planet.
Places to visit in Peru: Lima I have heard a few times, from people who went on trips to Peru, that Lima is less than interesting. I have a different view. A few capitals in Latin America are as interesting as Lima to me. The second world’s driest capital, while my first impression here may be
I am not joking here. Latin America food really gives you wings, and no I am not referring to anything amazing I have seen or done (and there has been plenty), nor to the famous Red Bull commercial. I am referring to food. Yes I know, as an Italian, I am picky about my food.