Monthly Archive:: December 2011

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Machu Picchu and Galapagos Tour Combined

Have you ever thought about combining the best of two South American destinations and creating a trip of a life time? Well many people do, and by far the most popular choice is combining Peru and Ecuador to create a Machu

Galapagos Guide, Month by Month

Are you planning a Machu Picchu and Galapagos Tour? Then we have a month by month guide to the Galapagos to help you pick the perfect travel dates. Remember that for Machu Picchu the rainy season is  November through until mid

Etnika’s Shamanic Center — Ayahuasca Healing in Cusco

If you are in Cusco and are looking for the genuine ayahuasca experience, consider this place.  I went here, and although it was a bit more money than the other places around (250 dollars versus 100 ollars) the difference was clear. 

The Inca Empire – The Rise and Fall

The Inca Empire which once dominated South America is now only a distant memory. Once a civilization of great power and influence, the Incas came to a sudden demise in the 16th century after small army of Spanish Conquistadores successfully invaded

Lima Tourist Attraction – The Huaca Huallamarca

If you are into archaeological sites and specifically ´huacas´(sacred burial temples), it is worth visiting the Huaca Huallamarca located in the heart of San Isidro, Lima. It dates back to the sixth century and was used initially by the Huallas. It

Lima Museum´s – Museo Larco

Located in the district of Pueblo Libre close to the historic centre of Lima is the Larco Museum Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera). Founded in 1926 and housed in a vice-royal 18th century mansion, the Larco Museum showcases 3000 years of

Machu Picchu New Entrance Rules

Earlier this year in the month of July, the governing body in control of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, the Ministerio de Cultura (DRC) promptly changed the entrance rules to Machu Picchu. The change which happened without notice took many

Machu Picchu Artefacts Return to Peru – The Second Delivery from Yale University Arrives in Cusco

This Wednesday the second of three deliveries arrived into the Inca Capital Cusco from the Peabody museum at the University of Yale. The delivery was specially flown to Cusco’s Alejandro Valesco Astete Airport aboard a Peruvian Air force Hercules flight. The

Hacienda Concepcion by Inkaterra, Opens its doors in the Peruvian Amazon Jungle

Hacienda Concepcion, the fifth hotel in Peru by Inkaterra opens its doors to the public. Located on the banks of the Madre de Dios River deep in the Amazon Jungle, Hacienda Concepcion is the second mid-range hotel to be offered by