With the towering Andes and lush Amazon as nearby destinations Peru’s southern coastal desert is often overlooked. With so much to see, we ask ourselves why?
Located in the deserts of southern Peru, hundreds of ruler-straight lines, animal figures, trapezoids and other geometrical figures lie across the rocky Nazca plateau. Visible mostly only from the air, some say the Nazca Lines acted as an ancient solar Continue reading
Ceviche! We’ve sampled Ceviche all over Central and South America and nothing measures up to the Peruvian recipe.
Known as a National dish here in Peru, it involves immersing delicate raw fish (Sea Bass or Continue reading
Make room for a new player on the world’s gastronomic scene! Peru is experiencing a gastronomic renaissance as the local culinary scene explodes internationally before our eyes.
We at Adventures to Peru want the world to know what’s happening here. We are excited about the almost infinite amount of regional variety, full strong flavors and local spice. Also important is the social web of the food, farmers, chefs and common citizens that are helping this once stagnant economy become a booming Latin American travel destination. Continue reading
Chosen as one the New Wonders of the World in 2007, the ancient Incan Citadel of Machu Picchu lay hidden from the outside world in dense jungle covered mountains until July 24th, 1911, when the outside world simply stumbled upon it. Today Machu Picchu is considered Peru’s archeological gem and Adventures to Peru provides you with various options to get there. Continue reading
Beautiful Lake Titicaca is at an altitude of 3856 meters, the world’s highest navigable lake. The lake is so big that it appears to be an inland sea. It is situated in the southern Andesregion, also called Altiplano. This turquoise blue lake used to be the most sacred water in the Inca Empire. Continue reading