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Going to Nazca Peru: How To See The Nazca Lines For Real

For Peru, the Nazca Lines and the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu are the two most well know tourist attractions in the country.  The Nazca Lines and also the various pictures are etched into the desert area which is south of Nazca and is believed to be over 2,000 years old.  The lines and the […]

Language and Peruvian Traditions

Peru has very long stranding and distinctive traditions. It also has two official languages Spanish and Quechua. There is also a third language that is very widespread, called Aymara, however, it never gained an official status. Considering the historical background of Peru and its close links with Spain, Spanish became popular in Peru after the […]

Lake Titicaca

A visit to the beautiful waters of Lake Titicaca will defiantly provide you with an unforgettable experience.  This unusual lake is situated at quite a high altitude, almost 4000 meters above sea level and is located between Peru and Bolivia.  The lake also holds the record as the highest commercially navigated lake in the world […]

Arequipa, Peru – 466 years young

Festivals, dances, bullfights and parades – all grandiose events taking place in honor of Arequipa’s Anniversary every August 15. While none of these events mark a time in Peru as particularly special or unique – a parade or procession takes place at least monthly, as do festivals, dances, and even bullfights – the manner in […]

Chilean senator demands the return of ‘looted books’ to Peru

Chilean senator Alejandro Navarro said on Monday that books and other valuable artifacts and documents “looted” from Peru during the Chilean occupation of Lima in the War of the Pacific, must be given back to their “legitimate owners” in order to strengthen to countries relations and to heal the “wounds of the past”. Navarro said […]

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