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See the Mystery of the Nazca Lines

Adventure is never far away in Peru! See the Nazca Lines and take in the mystery of these ancient designs. Nestled between the towns of Palpa and Nazca in Peru is an 80 kilometre plateau that holds an ancient mystery. Carvings in the stone – or geoglyphs – have baffled science since the they were first

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Appreciating the Art of the Peruvian Dancers

Dance is a vital element of the Peruvian culture. If you can plan your trip during one of Peru’s festivals so you can see the beauty of the dance for yourself. For over 10,000 years, the Peruvian people have engaged in music and dance as part of their culture. While musical instruments have evolved from

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Your Money in Lima: A Currency Guide

Dealing with foreign currency and exchange rates in Lima can be a complicated and stressful process, but a little planning ahead will go a long way. This little guide will help you be “cent-sible” about your funds while visiting Lima. Thinking ahead While carrying traveller’s cheques is the best and safest method of using currency

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Porcón Farm Offers Knowledge and Cullture

Farming is a tough job, and it’s no different in the community of Cajamarca´s northern highlands, where an agriculture initiative is in place. Get involved – learn how it’s done and build lasting memories and relationships with the farmers while you do! The Porcón Farm, also known as the Atahualpa Jerusalén Cooperative, has been in existence since

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Avoiding Legal Problems While Visiting Peru

It’s easy to get yourself in trouble while in a foreign country if you don’t know the laws. Peru has a few restrictions that many travellers aren’t aware of. Most laws are pretty standard around the world, and these are common-sense legalities regarding conduct, safety, and preservation of the land. You can’t steal items from

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5 Memorable Destinations in Peru

Peru carries with it a rich heritage and a diverse culture that you can explore by visiting these 5 prime locations. Lima It only takes a glance at the wondrous temples and shrines around Lima to understand why the city became known as the City of Kings. The capital of Peru was long-revered as a

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