Attend the Baroque Music Festival in Lima

Peru is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. With a strong European, African, and Indigenous American culture-base, it wouldn’t be a surprise to understand that Peruvian culture is not unitary. The country is home to a varied genres of music, including Western Classical Music. Similar to other South American countries, Western Classical Music is dominated by Baroque style. Read more..

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Discover the Traditional Music of Peru

Peruvian music is a fusion of sounds and styles from indigenous Andes, coupled with Spanish and African music. After a cultural blending of hundreds of years, Peru has created ample musical landscape to entertain the masses. There are thousands of pre-Hispanic sounds and traditional rhythms which are well-preserved by various Andean communities even today. Read more..

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El Parque Kennedy and The Circle of Life

If you are going to live in Peru for a long period of time as a wandering outlander, you better well like it. However the life of a vagabond is not always full of adrenaline-rush-water-rafting-paragliding-mountain-climbing fun. I was warned by many fellow adventurous wayfarers before my Peruvian journey of the notorious traveller’s cycle in which we are eventually entangled into three distinct stages. First we are drawn into the romance of the honeymoon period where the novelty seduces our senses and our exploration of the country is full of endless possibilities. [Continue reading…]

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