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Our Pick of the Most Instagrammable Places in Peru These days, a lot of us pick our travel destinations – at least in part – on how “Instagram worthy” they are. If you’re an Instagram traveller, then Peru should definitely be on your list! Peru is one of the most instagrammable places in South America,...
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Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – Things to do in the Sacred Valley, Peru This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web. We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit the Sacred Valley. If...
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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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I know I know… who wants to hear it? But you would be counting down if you had your Inca Trail permits!! Maybe Machu Picchu has always been on your ‘bucket list’? Well why not fulfil that dream this holiday? Submerse yourself in the fabulous Peruvian culture that celebrates Christmas with a mix of Catholic...
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I recently hiked our unique to Apus Peru ‘Inca Traditions Weaving and Pumamarca’ one day hike. Here’s my blog. Pumamarca was supposedly a control point allowing access to the Inca town of Ollantaytambo from multiple valleys and above the site is part of the old original Inca trail which is now not accessible. The ruins themselves...
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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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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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This past week, Mick Jagger was in Peru, and spent several days in Cusco! While here, he stayed at Inkaterra´s La Casona, a beautiful hotel located in Plaza Nazarenes, and spent a day at Machu Picchu.  While small crowds of local and tourists gathered when he was spotted around town shopping or dining, it was...
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