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Peru - A TopTen World Travel Destination


From the sun and surf beaches of the Pacific Coast, across the stark and beautiful desert, steeply climbing into dizzying heights of the snow-covered Andes Mountains, and dropping into some of the world's most exotic and verdant jungles, Peru is a land of variety and exciting travel adventures!





Festivals Lake Titicaca The Colca Valley - World's Deepest Cusco - Cuzco Lima's Coast Delicious Fruit The Andes Early Morning Machu Picchu Kids Parasailing Lima Machu Picchu Lake Titicaca Islands Magnificent Machu Picchu The Jungle The Mountains Lima, Peru The North Coast La Selva Mancora, Peru Inca Rookery - Blue-footed Boobies Los Organos, Peru Peruvian Pelican Machu Picchu The Coast Ancient Pottery Finds Blue-footed Boobies Rookery Inca Architecture Colonial Architecture Ancient Civilizations ATV Chan Chan Scenic Heights Huanchaco, Peru



The most-visited places in Peru are Cusco and Machu Picchu. These definitely should head your list of sights to see.

On the other hand there is so much more to see as you discover what's inside Peru!


"Going to Peru is ... well ... if you ever have an opportunity in your life to go there, you should do it because it is absolutely mind boggling." - actor Dean Stockwell


Featured Pages             

Surfing Peru
Beginner to Expert


Kuelap Fortress
Cloud People



Cusco- Inca's Capital
Old and New


Traditional Peruvian
Clothing

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Peru?



That's because these truly are some of the wonders of ancient and modern Peru, the Americas, in fact of the world.

Here we will cover not only those world-renowned places but will dig deeper into the culture, sights, sounds, tastes, and adventure of travel and Peruvian life and travel in a way that most other sites just can't do.



Well-known Spots Covered Include



Some of the Lesser-known Spots Covered Include


For example:

What is the most raved about destination among the younger crowd in Lima, especially on school breaks?

The Pacific North Coast
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Punta Veleros

It's not Machu Picchu or Titicaca...it is Mancora and the nearby beaches of the Northern Coast.


You can get the full tropical beach rush as well as perfect world-class waves coming off the Pacific Ocean...or find a quiet beach where you can sip an ice-cold drink under the coco palms.

Yet the coastal or beach areas are barely touched on by many Peru travel guides.

Peru's Cities, Towns, and Pueblos

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Where to Stay? - One of the worries that you may have when considering visiting Peru is what kind of hotels you're going to find. There is a whole range of hotel accomodations from luxury to very economical lodgings available here. It's a good idea to check well in advance and see what is available within your comfort and price range. Click here to take a look at some of the hotels you'll find on your travel route.


People and Culture

The answers to the questions: You find this inside information and more here.

Peruvian Style? You bet! On the beach in Los Organos.

David and Lin Mancora Peru Bamboo Place


I (David) was born in Lima, Peru, of US parents. My wife Lin (Pennsylvania Dutch) and I currently live (as of 2013) in Huanchaco, near Trujillo on the North Coast of Peru.


But you won't be hearing just from us. You'll see photos and read about this fascinating country from real people who are traveling and/or living in the "Country of the Inka."

Sharing experiences and getting questions answered from the insider's viewpoint is what this site is about.


Because of being right here on Peruvian soil, Lin and I as well as our other contributors have the opportunity to find out first hand the out-of-the way places...as well great suggestions for best vacations, tours, and hotels that can be found here.





What Lin and I will be doing as we travel and research this amazing country is to supply information that perhaps you have been looking for and have had a hard time finding. I know that we have spent many hours looking at a lot of good sites on Peru but just not finding some things that were important to us.

Hopefully, we can begin to fill in those gaps on this site.



One of the best things about traveling is sharing!

Do you have a favorite story and/or photo you can share about your Peruvian experiences?


Or why not read favorite stories from other folks?

Enjoy!






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