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Apus Peru have a sister NGO called Threads of Peru www.threadsofperu.com with whom we work directly in support of their work; “..connect(ing) the world to handmade textiles of Peru helping to preserve ancient craft techniques and empower indigenous artisans.” Threads of Peru work with great commitment and dedication in their continued efforts to create a...
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by Diana Untermeyer author, Qatar: Sand, Sea and Sky Qatar: Sand, Sea and Sky My favorite kind of trips are those that leave me hungering for more. Our trip to Peru facilitated by Apus Peru and guided by Arturo Mantilla was just such a trip — visually, intellectually, and gastronomically. I’ve wanted to visit Machu...
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The Sacred Valley can be reached from Cusco in less than 70 minutes by car. “What is so special about the Sacred Valley anyway?” people may ask. For anyone who gets out and explores the area on foot, or bike for that matter, they will soon understand the answer to that question! The Incas thought...
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Written and photographed by Isaiah Brookshire Most visitors to the mountains near Cusco come for one reason — Machu Picchu. But there is a lot more to the Sacred Valley than these ancient and wondrous ruins. Consider that the Boleto Turistico (an all-access pass to sites around Cusco) includes more ten different ruins and museums,...
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