Yes, we did that, we intentionnaly missed the world famous Inca Ruins. It comes as quite a shock to most people we meet when we tell them we didn’t go to Machu Picchu. Isn’t it what all Peru and Cusco are all about? We had seen thousands of picture of it already and felt like … Continue reading Cusco, let’s not go to Machu Picchu!
40 km, in 2 days and 1 night After our enchanted interlude in the Amazon forest we were ready for some trekking in the mountains and the Huascaran National Park seemed like the perfect place for that. Snow-capped peaks, huge plains, lagunas more than you need, waterfalls everywhere falling down from the mountains so beautifully … Continue reading The Huascaran National Park, that time when we were faster than Lonely Planet
When Peruvian savoir-faire meets today’s trends! The variety and quality of Peruvian handicrafts are pretty mindblowing. From the leather works to the (many!) colorful textiles, the country crawls under hundreds of communities with unique savoir-faire and ancestral techniques that you get to discover walking around the markets, and it’s pretty hard to resist their charms … Continue reading Siblings Army, giving Peruvian crafts a second youth