Monthly Archive:: May 2015

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The Planetarium – An Evening of Exploration

Holy Moly!!!!! What a great experience! Last night I visited the Planetarium in Cusco. I was picked up from Plaza Regocijo in Cusco. A bus took me and a small group of other visitors to the small planetarium hidden in the

Inti Raymi – Cusco Festivals

It’s nearly upon us…..the buzz and hype of Inti Raymi. Here’s our guide to the fun filled day in Cusco. Inti Raymi (Festival of the Sun) is an Incan festival held in Cusco on June 24th. In the southern hemisphere, the

El Tabuco – Pizza with the Family!

El Tabuco is a family run Italian restaurant on Calle Meloc, Cusco. If you’re looking for somewhere with character and a lot of heart then El Tabuco is the spot. This little gem might be small but it has great atmosphere.

Mountain Biking in the Sacred Valley: with Amazonas Explorer

Monday had us up early on a bright Cusco morning, ready to get peddling through the Sacred Valley with Amazonas Explorer. Amazonas Explorer are a top class adventure outfit based in Cusco. The adventure company has been running high end travel

A Trip to the Colca Canyon

For many people Arequipa is a stop off point before visiting the world’s second deepest canyon, the Colca Canyon.  You can visit the canyon independently, using local transport, but it can be more hassle than its worth. Going with a tour

Huacachina – Peru’s Desert Oasis

An oasis in the middle of the desert, you say. Surely it’s a mirage!! Nope! It’s Huacachina. Just 5km from the city of Ica lies a picturesque lagoon surrounded by the biggest sand dunes you might ever see. How could this

What to Do in Paracas

Paracas also known as El Chaco is a small beach resort on the Southern coast of Peru, 145 miles (235km) south of Lima. Paracas means raining sand in Quechua, this is spot on as the town encounters many, many sandstorms.  An