Peru

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Top 6 Adventure Treks For Solo Female Travellers

Choosing your favourite holiday destination is often a task in itself. Never mind when it comes to choosing the top six adventure treks for solo female travellers. Now, that was a task indeed. For those who love the thrill and the travel, at least one…
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How to Make the Most of Your Machu Picchu Visit

Steeped in history and surrounded by tropical forests and towering mountains the mystical site of Machu Picchu is just as awe inspiring today as it was when it was discovered in 1911. Declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1983, Machu Picchu is Peru'€™s most…

Book Review: Machu My Picchu by Iris Bahr

Book Review: Machu My Picchu, Searching for Sex, Sanity, and a Soul Mate in South America by Iris Bahr [easyazon_image align="left" height="160" identifier="0762772778" locale="US" src="https://www.travelbelles.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/41Ex5mumTPL.SL160.jpg" tag="tbelles-20" width="108"]I guess I should mention this upfront and get it off my chest. I’m a little bit prudish. There, I…

Peruvian Village of Huaraz and Finding My Andean Home

In a remote Peruvian village set amidst the highest peaks of South America's the Andes, Katy finds her "Andean home" I jumped out of the cab to a cacophony of beeps and shouts and fought my way across the road, yawning in the early-morning cold…

Pottery and Kindness in Tarica, Peru

Learning to make pottery in Peru along with a few things about kindness It was just an ordinary journey in the Peruvian Andes. I was squashed into a corner of the minivan while the hardy-looking matriarch beside me unwrapped a small child, blanket after blanket…

Cooking Around the World: Peruvian Potatoes

Causa Rellena, mashed potatoes with Peruvian flair Peruvians are very proud of their potatoes, and rightly so. The Andean highlands are the birthplace of the humble spud and more than 2,000 types are harvested in the region each year. They come in a dazzling array…