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Peru Tag

Travel Postcards / 16.07.2013

As the 4x4 car arrived at the Colca Canyon, I couldn't help humming Simon & Garfunkel's 'El condor pasa', one of the songs which market my childhood. [pullquote]Colca Canyon, home to the condor amidst a wonderful scenery[/pullquote] The Colca Canyon is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Peru, being the best spot to see closely...

Travel Postcards / 25.02.2013

The only cabeza clava left is one of  the wonders of Chavìn de Huantar, one of the most interesting archaeological sites in Peru and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. [pullquote]Of the original 56, only one cabeza clava survived, and it gives an idea of the beautiful sculptures once decorating the Chavin temple[/pullquote] Representing supernatural beings, with human features  mixed...

Travel Postcards / 19.11.2012

Every time I look at the photos or I dig into my memories, I realize how much the wild landscape of Peru has remained impressed in my heart. Maybe it's because of the diversity I was not expecting: mountains, sand dunes, rugged coastline, jungle, plains, gorges. And no matter the scenery, Peru wild landscape was always...

Travel Postcards / 11.06.2012

I often long the mighty Andes, the stunning views, the white glaciers, the blue lagoons with their crystal-clear water. The mountains in Peru are so different from the Alps. It's not only a matter of higher altitude, it's a matter of shapes and colors. I was surprised by the vegetation, tropical plants (at least, I...

Travel Postcards / 27.03.2012

  The stunning Laguna Churup, with its deep blue water, is a 1-day hike from Huaraz, the Peruvian city that is mostly known for being the base for short or long treks in the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Hauyhuash. Surrounded by beautiful peaks within a wild scenery, Lake Churup is one of the best choices if...