Peru

Highlights of Peru

Highlights of Peru

My first stop in Peru was Trujillo, in the North. The city, which is surrounded by the desert, is very lively and interesting. I visited the nearby site of Chan Chan. A long bus journey across the desert took me to Lima, the incredible capital, where I visited the main attractions around Plaza de Armas […]

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Places to visit in Peru: The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Places to visit in Peru: The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

In a country of many wonders, one could spend months travelling around and yet leave feeling unfinished. Among the places to visit in Peru (and for a good reason) there are the Sacred Valley of the Rio Urubamba and Machu Picchu. Sacred Valley: The Sacred Valley of the Incas is one of the places to visit in Peru. The starting point to […]

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Things to do in Cusco: a brief guide

Things to do in Cusco: a brief guide

For as obvious, mainstream, touristy and commercial as it may seem, I believe that trips to Peru can’t be considered complete without visiting Cusco. There are so many things to do in Cusco that it is easy to spend a few days there. Things to do in Cusco: The city is a wonderful mixture of inca ruins and colonial buildings. Walking […]

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