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.
A few weeks ago, a Czech guide in Peru, Zuzka Bartakova de Saman, and I co-organized the first spiritual retreat for the Czechs in the Tambopata Reserve in Puerto Maldonado in the Peruvian Amazon. The week there was quite a marvel, combining yoga practice and meditation with jungle explorations and rituals, which included ayahuasca ceremonies with a local shaman.
Though some would insist that the best Lima district for tourists is the artsy Barraco with its colonial architecture, I would support the majority that says it´s Miraflores, an upscale suburban district located about 10 kilometres away from the city centre, which features some stunning coastal views, great restaurants, and even an option of paragliding!
An amazing turquoise colored glacier lake surrounded by towering glaciated peaks and valleys and offering breathtaking mountain views, even that of Salkantay Mountain, is a must-hike when in Cusco region.
Vinicunca, better known as the Rainbow Mountain or the Mountain of Seven Colours, which are created by the various minerals contained in the massive, has been gaining on popularity since its discovery in 2013 and has been listed in National Geographic’s “Top 100 Places to Visit before You Die”.
A bucket-list destination, laced with Incan archeological sites, stunning natural sceneries, great restaurants and the energy of the magnificent Andes Mountains, the city of Cusco, located in the homonymous Peruvian region, is a melting pot of cultures and nationalities.
Pokračovat ve čtení “A Complete Guide to Cusco City”
Many come to Peru to re-gain “connection”. They either go to the Amazon jungle to stay with the local communities (which some call tribes), or to the Andes Mountains, mostly in the areas of Cuzco (Sp. Cusco) and Pisac (Sp. Písac), to align with the ancient Inca spirit.
People have this on their bucket list: hiking up the 15th-century Inca citadel, located in southern Peru, on a mountain ridge 2,430 m above sea level. A unique sight with strong energy and ancestral legacy, the place is something that will stay in your mind…
Every year around the time of June solstice, Peru celebrates one of the biggest feasts – the Inti Raymi traditional Inca ceremony honouring the god Inti (Quechua for “sun”), the most venerated deity in Inca religion.