PERU: Golden Land of the Incas

By Jim Wesberry | Living, visiting, retiring, or working in Peru

INTI RAYMI 2018 CUSCO - FIESTA DEL SOL - DOCUMENTAL COMPLETO

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The Story Behind El Cóndor Pasa – from Peruvian Folk Song to Global Hit

More than fifty years before ‘El Cóndor Pasa’ came to occupy the top music rankings worldwide under the name of ‘If I Could’ by Simon and Garfunkel, …

Choquequirao

The Liberation of Peru

José de San Martín and his forces liberated Peru and proclaimed its independence from Spain on July 28th, 1821.<p>The two leading figures of the South …

Independence Day Peru: Everything You Need to Know

July 28th commemorates the liberation of Peru from Spain by José de San Martin, the most famous liberator of Latin America aside from the Liberator …

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Peru expects a record of 4.4 million tourists in 2018

Some 4.4 million foreign tourists are expected to enter Peruvian borders and bring $5 billion into the tourism economy with them in 2018, according …

Home to Quinoa and Açai Berries, Peru Has a New Superfood

Peru has a knack for introducing superfoods to the rest of the world. Its rich geography, which includes portions of the Andes Mountains and the …

40 images of Peru we can’t stop looking at

IT’S EASY to cast Peru in superlative terms. The nation has the world’s deepest canyon, a selection of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest mountains, …

There is MUCH more to Peru than Machu Picchu

There is more to Peru than Machu Picchu<p>We’ll be the first to admit that the main reason we visited Peru was to experience the world famous Incan city …

Scenes From Peru

Earlier this year, Peru celebrated the 100th anniversary of the scientific discovery of the citadel of Machu Picchu. Peruvians also held a presidential election, with 49-year-old former Army Lieutenant Colonel Ollanta Humala narrowly winning in a run-off against Keiko Fujimori, daughter of jailed …

The Highest Mountains in Peru

Ice-capped and imposing, Peru’s highest mountains part the skies as they rise up from the Andes. For centuries, the Incas and their descendants have …

Mountaineering

The Incredible Rainbow Mountains of Peru

Road to Machu Picchu - Peru in 4K

Nature Videos

Road to Machu Picchu - Peru! - Devin Super Tramp

A Surprisingly Kid-Friendly Vacation to Peru’s Sacred Valley

Most visitors to Peru make a beeline to Machu Picchu, but the Sacred Valley just beneath the ancient citadel offers more adventure and vistas—and juicier battle tales<p>FOR MANY TOURISTS the 15th-century Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, perched 8,000 feet up in the Andes, define Peru. And indeed, the …

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Tourists flocking to Peru's newfound 'Rainbow Mountain'

PITUMARCA, Peru (AP) — Tourists gasp for breath as they climb for two hours to a peak in the Peruvian Andes that stands 16,404 feet (5,000 meters) above sea level. They're dead tired, but stunned by the magical beauty unfurled before them.<p>Stripes of turquoise, lavender and gold blanket what has …

South America

FDR Alumni 1950's & 1960's

FDR Alumni 1950's & 1960's. 17K likes. To maintain communication among students who attended Colegio Franklin D Roosevelt in Lima during the 1950's …

Everything You Need to Pack for Machu Picchu

If you’re headed to the Sacred Valley, be sure to pack the right essentials.<p>Travelers with their sights on Machu Picchu, located high in the Andes …

Peru: Over 2500-year-old tombs discovered in Huanchaco

<b>17:23</b> | Trujillo (La Libertad region), Mar. 20.<p>A group of archaeologists found 47 tombs and more than 50 human skeletons —dating back over 2,500 …

Peru: Machu Picchu named world's top dream destination

Thanks to this recognition, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu —one of the New Seven Wonders of the World— consolidates its position as one of …

Jump on board a luxury train to the 'Lost City of the Incas'

Machu Picchu in Peru, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.<p>Compared to the historic core of Cusco – all sloping cobbled streets, arcade-fringed plazas and …