Peru Online: September 2011

It’s the last day of the month, so it’s time to catch up with the best Peru-related articles published in September 2011. Read about trekking in the Cordillera Huayhuash, the Mistura gastronomic festival, the trials of ordering Pardo’s Chicken and more… Peru Articles, September 2011

  • Let Them Eat Cake: Mistura and Poverty in Peru: Peru was abuzz with talk of the Mistura festival in September. Not content with a photo post alone, Camden Luxford (The Brink of Something Else) delves deeper with an excellent examination of the event, its spoof counterpart (Misiura) and Peruvian gastro-tourism.

 

 

 

  • Peru Dedicates $142.5 Million in Investment to its Top 9 Attractions (2 Parts): The Peru for Less blog highlights nine Peruvian tourist attractions earmarked for future investment.

 

  • Arequipa: A photographic tour of the “White City” by Ward Welvaert and Patricia Carrasco (Life in Peru).

 

  • Culture Confusion: Chilled Drinks in Winter: “Most Peruvians believe drinking chilled drinks in winter will bring on a cold” — the Lady in Lima highlights one particular Peruvian belief that still baffles me…

 

  • Why Would I Cancel My Order?: Language difficulties cause complications when Xavier Humes (Sin Polaris) and his wife phone for Pardo’s Chicken…

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That’s it for this month. Thanks to all the bloggers above for providing plenty of great reading material (and photos) during September. In case you want something else to do, I leave you with a trippy illusion (just because I can…).

  8 comments for “Peru Online: September 2011

  1. September 30, 2011 at 11:53 am

    Thanks so much for including me in this months round up!

    • September 30, 2011 at 12:12 pm

      No problem! Thanks for all the great photos.

  2. September 30, 2011 at 2:13 pm

    What a great idea for a post and thanks soo much for linking to mine, Tony! =) There are a few bloggers I haven’t had the chance to meet yet, so I really appreciate the recommendations. =)

    • September 30, 2011 at 3:41 pm

      No problem at all! Did you shoot and edit that interview yourself? Very professional and an interesting subject.

  3. October 3, 2011 at 6:57 am

    Thanks for mentioning me, Tony! And I am comforted by knowing that I´m not the only one baffled by that belief. Like Sam, I haven´t been introduced to some of these bloggers yet, looks like I have some catching up to do.

    • October 4, 2011 at 8:26 am

      Hi Meghan. I laughed when I read your article — I hear that cold drinks warning all the time!

      Cheers!

  4. Steven
    October 3, 2011 at 9:40 am

    It is great to learn more about Peru. I like the photos especially White City. Thank you for sharing. I always thought of Peru an ideal vacation destination. I can’t wait to see wonderful the scenery and sites in person.

    • October 4, 2011 at 8:29 am

      Hi Steven, I’m glad you liked the articles. There are some great photos to browse through — definitely a good advert for Peru.

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