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Culture & Festivals

Peru has a rich culture and fascinating history: from pre-Columbian times through to the impressive Incan Empire, the colonial era and the modern Peru of today, there is an almost infinite cultural tapestry to explore.

The Peruvian calendar – and particularly the Andes – is measured by a series of colourful festivals, Saints’ days and cultural traditions.

Get a taste for Peruvian culture by checking out these articles on everything from Peruvian food and local delicacies to the Qoyllur R’iti pilgrimage, the Virgen del Carmen festival, the stunning Andean weaving tradition, and so much more!

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Threads of Peru Update

If you follow Apus Peru, you know that responsible travel is at...
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New Years in Peru

The New Year is a huge celebration all around the world, and...
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Virgen Del Carmen Festival: A taste of Mardi Gras, Peruvian style!

Want to experience a festival like the locals do here in Peru?...
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5 Delish places to eat in Cusco that won’t bust your budget

  Peruvian cuisine is one of the most diverse in the world....
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Rooftop Kitchen – A Recipe for a Great Experience

Rooftop Kitchen – A Recipe for a Great Experience My experience of...
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Choco Museo Workshop: Chocolaty Delight for the Entire Family

The Choco Museo is a museum in Cusco that’s all about Chocolate!...
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Vicuñas: Golden Camelid of Peru

You may catch a rare glimpse of a herd of vicuñas on...
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Orchids of the Machu Picchu Region of Peru

If you are going on the Inka Trail to Machu Picchu trek,...
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Eastern to local, Cusco has it all… foodie review, Megan Malley

If you’ve had your share of Peruvian food and are looking for...
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La Veronica: the mightiest mountain of the Cordillera Urubamba in the Andes

Mount Veronica Peru, Protector of the Sacred Valley The mountain known today...
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