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If you’ve been doing your research into lost Inca cities or Machu Picchu’s sister city Choquequirao then you might be asking, well – how difficult is the Choquequirao trek – and how many days should I spend trekking Choquequirao? There is a correlation to these two questions as well – the more time you spend doing the Choquequirao trek, the easier it will be! (In general – you do need...
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Lares trek Machu Picchu
This is an insider’s tips for the best Machu Picchu pictures, compiled after many visits.  There are many different angles of this fabulous city and this is an excellent photography guide to getting that perfect, different, or enigmatic glimpse of these famous ruins!  Read on for all our tips and tricks on photographing Machu Picchu and how to take the best photos of Machu Picchu on your trip.  Plus, get...
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Hikes to Machu Picchu
Travel insurance is for sissies, right? Wrong. Travel insurance for Peru is an essential part of any travel plans, no matter how adventurous or laidback.
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Peruvian Corn: A Rainbow of Taste   Corn is an important part of the Peruvian diet. It is an ancient staple, and a mainstay of many traditional farmers in the Sacred Valley. Different varieties of Peruvian corn are grown throughout the country, from the coast to the highlands. Like the humble potato, Peru is home to many different varieties of corn, and each one has a different use. From drinks...
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Lares Peru hikers fitness
Off-the-beaten-path Treks & Ethical Tourism in Peru Apus Peru prides itself on being one of the leaders in ethical tourism in Peru. Since the day we opened our doors, we knew that we wanted this company to be different than all the rest of the Cusco trekking companies and tour operators. Exploitation in the tourism industry is rampant in Peru, and we knew we could do better. For us, “responsible...
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