Travelling to North Peru: Tarapoto & Chachapoyas

Travelling to North Peru: Tarapoto & Chachapoyas

When we travelled 15 years ago to the North of Peru, the infrastructure was very very basic, with almost no hotels or hostels and with roads that were unpaved, narrow, steep and curvy, making any day trip long and very adventurous. The destination was a truly off the...
Rainbow Mountain in Cusco

Rainbow Mountain in Cusco

  The rainbow mountain is rapidly becoming the fastest growing destination in the region of Cusco and receiving about 1000 travelers per day. As there is no government involvement (yet) the excursion is still somewhat informal. Your day will start at around 4 am,...
What to do in Cusco with kids

What to do in Cusco with kids

  There are many things to do in and around Cusco that will make a great holiday for both parents and kids. Here are some tips: Take it really easy those first days. Especially if you haven’t acclimatized, Cusco can hit hard. The first night just gets some...
Visiting Peru’s Andean Weaving Communities

Visiting Peru’s Andean Weaving Communities

A Unique Experience at the Chincheros Weaving Cooperative One of the most unique and engaging experiences in Peru is visiting the Chincheros Weaving Cooperative. Surrounded by the stunning views of the Sacred Valley and its snow-capped peaks, the small village of...
The Action Packed Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu

The Action Packed Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu

The Magnificent Inca Jungle Trail to Machu Picchu The multi-adventure action packed Inca Jungle Trail is one of the best alternatives for reaching Machu Picchu. If you’re short on time, want to experience something different or, if you’re a little bit of an adrenaline...
The Best Wildlife Destinations in South America

The Best Wildlife Destinations in South America

The Best Wildlife Destinations in South America With some of the remotest corners of the world, South America has some of the best wildlife destinations in the world. Year after year perseverant travelers grab their cameras and binoculars before traveling to South...