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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...
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  Handwoven Rope Bridges: An Inca Tradition The people of the Andes are known for their weavings: colorful blankets, bright ponchos…and bridges. Yep, you heard that right. The people of the Andes are known for weaving bridges! According to the New York Times, at the height of the Incan Empire there were nearly 200 suspension...
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As we rang in the New Year in 2019, new rules went into effect for visiting Machu Picchu. Starting January 1st, 2019, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture will institute a policy of hourly entry times into Machu Picchu. What does this mean? All Machu Picchu entry tickets purchased in 2019 now come with a specific...
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Apus Peru Clean up Trek
Peru is catching up with the rest of the world in the war against plastic. Many jurisdictions have now implemented a plastic bag ban of one style or another, and now Peru has added its own. As of December 1st, 2018, single-use plastics are no longer permitted inside Machu Picchu! This is a big victory...
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Since Apus Peru was founded, we have always aimed to be a leader in sustainable tourism. We were painfully aware of the terrible exploitation common all over Cusco and were determined to do things differently. That’s why from Day 1 we committed to give back to the local communities by hiring locals and supporting community...
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Ever wonder when is the best time to travel to Peru? Look no further! Apus Peru gives you top tips about the best times to travel, no matter what your interests.
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As you get fit and cross off your packing list, don't forget these important things as you prepare for a trek in Peru!
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Preparing for a trek in Peru can seem daunting, but we've got you covered! Here are some of our top tips.
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Want to give back while on holidays? Join an Apus Peru Clean Up Trek today! Read on to learn about being Handy in the Andes.
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Want to experience a festival like the locals do here in Peru? There may not be a finer example than the Virgen Del Carmen, celebrated every year in mid-July. Imagine a festivity that combines, religion, art, dance, drinking and more, all rolled into one! Apus Peru offers travellers the unique opportunity to be entertained during...
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