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How to Minimize Altitude Sickness in Puno

Lake Titicaca itself is one of the highest commercially navigated bodies of water in the world, and this altitude can also have an impact on visitors in the area.

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October 28, 2014 by
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Discover Chan Chan – The Ruins of an Ancient Chimor Mud City

When people think of the ancient cities that are to be found in Peru, most people will think of the amazing hilltop cities and temples such as Machu Picchu. However, the city of Chan Chan is located near the popular coastal city of Trujillo, and is situated on a large site that played an important role in the civilization of the region up until the city was conquered by the Inca Empire in the fifteenth century.

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October 14, 2014 by
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Get Cultured: The Best Museums in Lima

Monastery of San Francisco

It is no surprise that the Peruvian capital is home to the largest number of museums in the country, and with such an interesting and diverse history from before and after the arrival of the Spanish colonial forces, there are some great museums to visit in the city.

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September 23, 2014 by
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Visit the Infamous Belen Market of Iquitos

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The city of Iquitos is one which has been chopped from the thick jungle of the Amazon, and when it comes to exploring the Peruvian Amazon this is the base from where many people will begin their adventure. The Belen Market is a floating market near the river which is the lifeblood of the city, and people come from communities along the river in order to trade and to sell their wares at the market.

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September 16, 2014 by
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Peru Has Pyramids Too! The Moche Pyramid Of The Sun And Moon

Pyramid in Peru

It’s true, there are pyramids in Peru. This historic site is located near the city of Trujillo in the Moche Valley, and is widely considered to be one of the most impressive surviving sites of the Moche culture.

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September 3, 2014 by
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Nightlife in Lima

Nightlife in Lima

With a mind-boggling number of bars, night clubs, casinos and live music venues, the nightlife in Lima is nothing if not varied, and whether you’re looking to chill out in an American-style bar, show off your dance moves at a salsa club or sample Peru’s National cocktail, the Pisco Sour, there are plenty of ways to while away the evening hours in the Peruvian capital.

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August 26, 2014 by
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