Transport Yourself Into a Jose Maria Arguedas Novel at Abancay

Abancay is a city that is located high up in the Andes. Not many people have heard of this city but it is one of the most interesting cities that I have read about. Read more..

Do You Have What It takes to Climb the Tawllirahu?

It need not be said at all that Peru has a number of mountains to climb and scale. After all, the Andes straddles the country and thousands of mountaineers have scaled its peaks for decades now. Read more..

Discover the Magic of Puno and Lake Titicaca

Puno lies on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake. Founded in 1668 by viceroy Pedro Antonio Fernández de Castro, Puno is one of the most serene towns in Peru. Read more..

NFL Champion Scott Fujita Retires On Top of the Andes Overlooking Machu Picchu

Scott Anthony Fujita, the American football linebacker famous for his role in the National Football League has retired in Peru. What interests us is the place where he chose to retire. Read more..

The Real Price of Water: The Future's Rare Resource

Can someone really understand climate change if it has no impact on his/her daily life? Our routines are all similar; head to the bathroom, brush our teeth, flush the toilet, take a shower, turn on our computers. We’ll head to the fridge and even keep the thing open for a good 5 minutes while we decide what we’ll have for breakfast. Those of us blessed to have a green patch of earth will water our lawns or watch the pool man do his job while we read the paper, all the while ignoring the really important articles on page 6. The stories that tell us that one day we’ll wake up, head to the bathroom and they’ll be no water for us to brush our teeth, no water to flush our excrement or to clean ourselves. Our computers lay idle because the hydro electric plant that produces our energy does not receive enough water to power its turbines. Of our picture perfect neighborhoods becoming dusty wastelands as desertification creeps in, claiming a generation of ignorance and leaving our children stranded in a mess we created. [Continue reading…]

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