Cuzco

Cathedral of Santo Domingo at Night
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Cusco Day Tour – Things To Do In Cusco, Peru

One of the easiest ways to see Cusco and its surrounding attractions is to hop on one of the Cusco day tour.  The group tour is typically 5 hrs., runs 1:30pm-6:30pm, and is led by 1 guide and 1 driver.  Typically cost for the group tour is s./20-40 (US$7-$15) per person, with tour size of 15-20 people.  The tour will […]

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Chicha - Peru's Local Corn Beer
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Chicha – Peru’s Saliva Fermented Corn Beer – Things to do in Peru

Peru is famous for its corn or choclo.  Many things can be made from corn but the most infamous has to be the corn-based beer, chicha.  Chicha is peru’s local beer.  Like it or hate it, you have to at least try it if you are in Peru. There are 2 kind of Chicha: Chicha Morado is the purple, sweat, […]

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Machu Picchu Sunrise - From Guard House
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Getting to Machu Picchu – How to get to Machu Picchu, Peru

Getting to Machu Picchu on your own is quite easy, but it does require advance planning.    Machu Picchu lay hidden from the world for such a long time because its location is fairly remote and inaccessible.  Because of its remote location and multiple connections required, many tourists are often confused on how to get there, and often settle for the […]

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