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Memories of Marcona (Photos)

Memories of Marcona (Photos)

This beach can be found in Ica, Peru and provides a welcome change from the typical, over-crowded summer hangouts.

Cusco shopping: Andean handicrafts and garments galore

Cusco shopping: Andean handicrafts and garments galore

Learn about the best places to shop in Cusco, from locally produced designer items to bargain hunting in an open market. In Cusco, native wools, such as luxuriously soft baby alpaca, art and jewelry, and of course, foodstuffs are...

5 natural areas that you need to visit in 2015

5 natural areas that you need to visit in 2015

Published in Peru.comTranslated and adapted by Agnes Rivera Tourism in protected areas receive 1.45 visitors annually. This year is no exception. Who knows who you will meet at the Tingo Maria National Park (Photo: Christian Mehlfuhrer/Wikimedia Commons) Are you...

Thinking of a holiday? Six indications that you should ask for one

Thinking of a holiday? Six indications that you should ask for one

Taking a break will improve your performance in the office and make you feel motivated to return to work. Sometimes we do not notice the true importance of taking time to get away from work. We feel it is...

Puno’s Candelaria Festival: UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Peru

Puno’s Candelaria Festival: UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Peru

Puno’s Candelaria Festival has recently been added to Peru’s growing list of UNESCO Intangible Heritage traditions. UNESCO has named another one of Peru’s unique traditions as a piece of the country’s intangible cultural heritage. Held every year in February,...

Huacones de Mito kick off 2015 with dance and whips

Huacones de Mito kick off 2015 with dance and whips

In the province Concepción, of central Peru’s Junín, a ritual dance is performed every January 1 whereby costumed performers connect with a mythical world.      

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Lima and Machu Picchu: The last minute summer getaways

In an interview on “Katie Couric Show”, Misty Belles of Virtuoso recommended a variety of places that are great for all sorts of travelers, including Lima and Machu Picchu. She said that Lima and Machu Picchu are two edgy...

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Machu Picchu voted as most desired travel destination in the world

The historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, recognized by Unesco as a Cultural and Natural World Heritage, has been voted as the world´s most desired destination by more than a million travelers, who chose their top three out of a...

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Peru Bringing Machu Picchu Experience to U.S. Malls This Summer

If you have ever dreamed of visiting the ancient Incan wonder Machu Picchu, you´ll have a chance to get a virtual tour this summer across the U.S. PROMPERÚ, a division of MINCETUR, is creating an avenue for Peru Specialist...

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Inside the untouched tomb of Peru´s ancient Wari royals

Glittering treasures and priceless artifacts were uncovered at the arid El Castillo de Huarmey site located about 185 miles north of Lima, and National Geographic´s June issue offers a glimpse of some of the items discovered in the mausoleum....

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