Caigua: The New Peruvian Superfood for the Health Conscious

First you need to clean the vegetable and wash it well. This vegetable is hollow on the inside. So, it can be stuffed with whatever you want to pair it with. Most people in Peru stuff it with meat, rice and other delicious things. In order to cook a delicious meal, you can also cook it with a number of spices. In fact, Peruvian people always keep spices ready when they’re washing this vegetable! Read more..

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Kuélap: A Cold and Ancient Ruin in the Peruvian Amazonia

Did you imagine the Peruvian Amazonia to be hot and humid? Well, you couldn’t be farther from the truth. There are a number of places in the Amazon region which are cool and sometimes even very cold. One such place is Kuélap. This place was built by the Chachapoyas culture back in the 6th century AD. It overlooks the Utcubamba Valley and is located on top of a ridge. Read more..

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Visit the Moche Center of Sipan in Northern Peru

If you’re the kind of person who likes to visit historical places, you might want to visit Huaca Rajada, also known as Sipan. Sipan is located in Northern Peru and is an important Moche archaeological site. The city was founded between the years 50-700 AD. Between 1987 and 1990, a number of royal tombs were excavated in this location. It is now considered an extremely important archaeological discovery. Read more..

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Manu National Park Is a World Heritage Site Worth Visiting

Did you know that Peru is home to national parks that are World Heritage Sites? Manu National Park is a world Heritage site located near Cucso. This National Park is home to rainforests, grasslands and even cloud forests. Because of its diverse ecosystems, the UNESCO recognized it as a biosphere reserve. Later it was granted the title of a World Heritage Site. Read more..

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Pisac Market Beckons the Curious Traveler

Pisac is an ancient colonial town whose market attracts a number of tourists from all over the world. It is known for the knickknacks that you get in small markets such as this. It is only 20 km from Cusco and is a great one day trip to make. However, be warned that you will end up spending a lot of time at this market as it is very attractive. Read more..

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