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Handicrafts at Awanacancha Textile Center

 Native to Peru and South America are Llamas, Alpacas and Vicuñas. These animals are part of the Camel family and you will see them all over Peru. Traditionally Llamas were used as work animals and still are today. Alpacas are known for their wool and there delicious tender meat. The lesser known of the…

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Coca Leaf Tea for Preventing Altitude Sickness in Cusco

LetsGoPeru Coca Leaf Tea for Preventing Altitude Sickness in Cusco When most of us hear the words ‘Coca leaf’, most people immediately think negatively of the leaf’s use. However, in Peru, the Coca leaf is sold openly in markets, supermarkets, on the street and for many centuries, the Coca leaf has been helping the highland...
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What you can find in San Pedro market in Cusco

Souvenir Stall at Pisac Market What you can find in San Pedro market in Cusco Planning a trip overseas this year and you’re not sure where you should go? This is a question faced by both the seasoned traveller and beginning travellers every day and the abundance of choices don’t make these decisions any easier. ...
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Maras and Moray: Amazing Inca Attractions.

LetsGoPeru, Peru, Luxury travel, travel, tour, Inca Maras and Moray: Amazing Inca Attractions. Everyone has heard of the mighty Inca Empire and the many wonderful ruins that they left behind. Or about the famous Machu Picchu and the legends surrounding the mysterious Inca Citadel. It is a dream of many travelers to visit Peru and...
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The Mysterious Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley, machu-picchu, Peru. LetsGoPeru, LetsGo Luxury travel. The Mysterious Machu Picchu There is something about the mysterious Machu Picchu; the lost city of the Incas that is so very enchanting.  Just seeing the name ‘Machu Picchu’ makes one wonder about what mysteries lie beneath the name and creates a desire to explore its’ history...
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Best things to do in Lima, Peru

LetsGoPeru, Peru, Luxury travel, travel, tour, Inca, wildlife, hotels, hiking, LetsGoLuxuryTravel Best things to do in Lima, Peru Are you planning to travel to Peru on your next vacation? Well if you are, then you will want to spend same time in the Peruvian capital of Lima. Lima has undergone a drastic transformation in recent...
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Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco

Vegetarian Restaurants in Cusco The bustling city of Cusco has an abundance of cobblestone streets, narrow hidden alleyways, and a beautiful main square which reminds many individuals of the quaint cities of Venice and Italy in Europe. People often arrive in Cusco and never leave, choosing to stay and set up their lives in the...
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Peru dances

Peru - Dances. Through movements, coordination and choreographed sequences of body movements, dance communicates with the music and is a unique source of expression in Peruvian cultures. The different communities of Cuzco express their identity and culture through their dance, with a history spanning from well before the Spanish invasion. Differing regions are recognised for...

Visiting Cusco in the low season.

  Peru Beaches, machu-picchu, Peru. LetsGoPeru, LetsGo Luxury travel. Visiting Cusco in the low season. Cusco, is said to be the navel of the world according to Inca legend, the city itself is at an altitude of over 11000 feet (3400 meters). Some say the great heights of the city bring you closer to God,...

Getting the best out of Lima

First Impressions – Getting the best out of Lima When traveling to Peru you will  pass through the capital, Lima, as this is where the international airport is located. However, do not discount Lima as a destination to visit, the city has much to offer for tourists and if you’re a foodie then some of...