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A special thank you! Apus Peru has always been interested in being a responsible business that treads lightly and ‘gives back’ to the communities where it travels. This desire eventually grew to be a not for profit organisation, Threads of Peru. $15 from every Apus Peru client is donated to Threads of Peru as a...
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My name is Matt, I work as a Travel Consultant for Apus Peru. I’d like to introduce myself as a new and regular blogger to report first-hand information on some of the Apus Peru treks and to obtain up-to-date relative trip information and experiences of the treks associated with Apus Peru. I am absolutely mad...
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To set the scene.. In the hills around Cusco, a walking distance of 10 minutes from Sacsayhuaman, there is a small village of no more than 50 houses. From the main square in Cusco it is around 20 minutes by car. In this beautiful location the owner of famous restaurants and hotels like the hotel Rupa...
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Hi and welcome the new year! We thought it might be nice to kick off 2014 by beginning an introduction to the team here at Apus Peru. Over the coming months we will post various staff profiles from members of our internal logistics and operations team, our guides and our cooks. To get us started...
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Given the fact that 40% of travellers come to Peru for gastronomic tourism we are following on from Megan Malley’s ‘foody’ blog about Cicciolina in November. Here we have a review of another of Cusco’s high end restaurants; Limo! Go ahead Megan… https://www.facebook.com/limocusco  Limo restaurant has one of the greatest dining views of the city. If...
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This blog comes with huge appreciation to Kathy Steinbruegge and her sons Robert and James for their positive feedback and photographs of their experience. BIG thanks!! Introducing our one day hike to the Chichumbamba agro-cultural tourism Project! http://www.apus-peru.com/treks/chichubamba_community_tourism.html  Located in the Heart of the Sacred Valley, Chichubamba, is on the outskirts of Urubamba, about 20 minutes...
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Over 20 volunteers have given up vacation time in the last couple months to work on a unique home renovation project in Rumira Sondormayo, high above the Sacred Valley!  The project was designed to connect foreign visitors with local indigenous families who want to host visitors in homestays. Homestay: noun; a holiday or other period...
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Megan has finished her internship with Threads of Peru, http://threadsofperu.com/ but while she was here managed to get around the city and sample some of Cusco’s ample and varied eateries. Here we have one of a set of Blog articles providing a tantalising insight to tickle your taste buds! Thank you Megan for your time.. A...
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Now that I have your attention, I would like to share something with you about Apus Peru. Not only are we adventure travel specialists but we also work locally and sustainably with community groups in rural, high Andean communities. We achieve this through our work with and support of our partner NGO Threads of Perú...
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Cusco’s Plaza de Armas is a picturesque centre of calm in an otherwise hustle bustle city. Stop, take a break, sit on one of the many benches and simply watch the passersby. Take in the surrounds beyond the city walls where tiny houses creep up the hillsides overlooked by Cusco´s ever watchful guardian, Cristo Blanco....
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