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The Puente de los Suspiros (Bridge of Sighs) is one of the most famous landmarks in the Barranco District of Lima, and a traditional spot for poets and lovers.
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Nope, there is no train from Lima to Cusco. But there are some rail routes in Peru to keep railfans happy, including a train from Cusco to Machu Picchu.
Night buses in Peru are generally safe, but you should always use reputable bus companies. Some routes, however, are not safe at night, so do some research before you travel.
After a long wait for a dedicated Museum of Contemporary Art in Lima, I was disappointed to find a modern gallery with very little to offer.
If you’re moving to Peru, or if you’re planning some kind of special overland adventure, you might want to ship a car to Peru.
Machu Picchu is not at an altitude where altitude sickness typically occurs, but visitors are likely to stay at risk altitudes before visiting the archaeological site.
What appears to be a classic case of mass hysteria has broken out at a school in Tarapoto, Peru, with students fainting and showing other strange symptoms.
Traditional alcoholic drinks of the Peruvian jungle aren’t always just for getting drunk: some are supposedly potent aphrodisiacs and cures for many ailments.
Chachapoyas, Peru, will host the 10th National Ornithological Congress from May 16 to 21, 2016, with guided birding excursions, workshops and more.
Machu Picchu then and now: a look at the Inca citadel before and after Hiram Bingham’s excavations of 1911 and 1912.
A dieta is a “diet” traditionally used and overseen by curanderos (shamans) in Peru and elsewhere, and is often a requirement before ingesting ayahuasca.
The minimum legal drinking age in Peru is 18, which is good news for thirsty young backpackers from the USA.
Find out what’s happening in Peru in 2016, including everything from national holidays to religious festivals, music concerts and more.
Arequipa has some impressive antiques stores. El Anticuario, just two blocks from the main square, is one of the oldest and certainly one of the most eclectic.
The Inca Bridge at Machu Picchu is a defensive choke point along an alternative route into the Inca citadel, which you can visit while at the site.
How High is Machu Picchu and What’s the Risk of Altitude Sickness?
Machu Picchu Before and After the Bingham Excavation
The Inca Bridge at Machu Picchu
The Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu
Mario Testino’s Alta Moda and the Traditional Dress of Cusco
Recommended Inca Trail Tour Operators