Uros is a floating island on Lake Titicaca created from layers of thatched-together reeds. It is an interesting cultural day-trip from Puno Peru.
Extended your Lima, Peru trip with a day trip south to Paracas and Huacachina for some high-energy and entertaining activities.
Located on the western coast of Peru and just 4 hours south from the capital city of Lima, Paracas has a lot to offer a tourist. It is a beach town that is sunny all year.
Huacachina is a desert oasis town 5 hours south of Lima. This little city has a palm-tree-lined tiny lagoon in the middle surrounded and is completely surrounded by sand dunes.
Lima is a terrific tourist destination itself and has a lot to offer, so don’t be too quick to board back on that plane for another Peruvian city! Stay awhile and visit some of these great sites.
Salineras de Maras are the ancient salt pans located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru. We were able to tour the salt mines and walk the narrow salted paths between terraces. However, these paths are now closed to tourists due to continued destruction of the salt mines.
Happy Llamas What souvenirs to buy in Ollantaytambo, Peru I purchased these cute little llama keychains in the square in Ollantaytambo, Peru. A local Peruvian lady was pedaling them while they were strung on a long piece of twine. How to buy souvenirs in the Sacred Valley, Peru I wanted to buy a whole bunch
Media Luna: Sacred Valley Customs and Day Trip from Ollantaytambo Media Luna is a small town, composed of 145 families, nestled in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, near Urubamba, Peru. The Media Luna Tourism Circuit that we participated in included four workshops designed to promote local customs and traditions and was presented by the
The most adorable LLAMA lunch boxes!!!!! Visiting the Ccochahuasi Animal Sanctuary near Cusco for feeding llamas Happy llama, sad llama totally rad llama. We saw them all and lots of them. Our trip through Peru was full of all types of llamas: big and small, white and black, free-roaming grass mowers and people-owned picture props.