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Christmas in Peru

Christmas in Peru

Christmas in Peru comes after the summer solstice, when the majority of the vast country is experiencing heat and summer vibes. Perhaps for that reason there is not much space for contemplation. Christmas is rather a fiesta similar to that of the New Year, including lots of drinking and fireworks, or more likely firecrackers.

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Nazca, Ica, Paracas – From The Mysteries of Ancient Cultures to a Wildlife Paradise

Nazca, Ica, Paracas – From The Mysteries of Ancient Cultures to a Wildlife Paradise

These three locations by Peru’s southern Pacific coastline are home to mysterious treasures and unusual experiences. From mythical geoglyphs in the Nazca Desert, to an oasis amidst a desert in Ica and Ballestas Islands laced with wildlife in the Paracas National Reserve, this unique part of Peru delights travelers.

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Arequipa and Canyon Colca – The Enchanting Region of Volcanos and River Rafting

Arequipa and Canyon Colca – The Enchanting Region of Volcanos and River Rafting

Arequipa is Peru’s second largest city known as “The White City” as many buildings around the Plaza de Armas were constructed using volcanic sillar from the surrounding volcanoes. Earthquakes are as common as varied festivals in this region where travellers come to admire the second deepest canyon in the world – Colca with its volcanos and thermal springs, great cuisine and abundant traditions which include wearing beautiful costumes in the provincial, rural areas.

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The Marvel of Taquile Island on Lake Titicaca and the Floating Islands of Uros People

The Marvel of Taquile Island on Lake Titicaca and the Floating Islands of Uros People

Few such memories of beauty and purity one can have as those of the inhabitants of the Taquile Island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca, just a stone-throw away from Bolivia and a three-hour boat ride from Puno. Indeed, one of the places you want to visit while in the area of the lake, serene, sacred, and steeped in rich cultures past and present.

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