Are you a surfer who is looking for some of the longest and most exhilarating waves in the world? Well, Peru might just be the place for you. Located about 300 miles north of Lima, Chicama offers one of the longest waves in the world ideal for surfing. Chicama, an arid region with cold sea, is known for its well organized swells. Read more..Read more
It is common to spot cute and furry little guinea pigs in kids’ bedrooms with all the love being showered on them. In Peru however you’ll find them served hot across restaurants and at street food corners. Let us take a look at how guinea pigs came to become so popular in Peru, and how they continue to be eaten with relish across the country. Read more..Read more
What is a trip without some partying? Lima has no shortage of bars and nightclubs, where you can party away all night with interesting locals and expats. However, you shouldn’t be ordering the same old cosmopolitans or martinis. Instead, when you are in Peru this time, try to order one of these 5 classic alcoholic drinks famous in Peru. Read more..Read more
If you were wondering what kind of music the Incas were listening to, you have a good reason to do so. The Incas had specialized music forms, and being one of the great civilizations of the world, the Incas had their own kind of music. Music was generally accompanied by dancing, and they were a regular feature at religious ceremonies. Incan tradition believed that music is inherently linked to the soul, and that the soul lives on only because of music. Read more..Read more
One of the things that you often hear about South American countries is poverty. Except for the so-called ABC countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, other countries probably do not have an economy to boast of, like North American and Western European countries.
Even among the ABC countries, Brazil and Argentina aren’t doing all that well. Peru, on the other hand, seems to be a shining example of change. Read more..Read more