Tagged with culture

Cajabamba, a hidden paradise

Cajabamba, a hidden paradise

  Cajabamba, paradise earth that has very genuine nuances expressed strongly in their landscape, accentuating them in the dawns, in sunsets, in seasons, in full moon nights by silvery, Spiked twinkling stars in the sky, in other cases , heavy rains that dawn with his symphony onomatopoeia, combing vestuosos humble roofs and thatched roofs of … Seguir leyendo

Arequipa release a new tour

Arequipa release a new tour

The Tour of La Belle Epoque in Arequipa is a new tourism product that is expected to become an alternative for visitors who want to know the heart of the White City. This tour consists of a visit to twelve houses that reflect the architectural styles that were introduced in the city in the nineteenth … Seguir leyendo

Peru named world’s top culinary destination

Peru named world’s top culinary destination

By Manuel Vigo December 12, 2012 Peru’s cuisine continues to draw international accolades. Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Jose Luis Silva announced, on Wednesday, that Peru has won two categories at the 2012 World Travel Awards (WTA). Peru was named ‘World’s Leading Culinary Destination’, while Machu Picchu was named the ‘World’s Leading Green Destination’. … Seguir leyendo

The Andean Quena, Peru’s Emblematic Flute

The Andean Quena, Peru’s Emblematic Flute

By Brayan Coraza Morveli with David Knowlton From ancient times Peru has been a land of flutes. Different kinds of flutes formed ensembles that played for different events and, like a calendar, marked the season’s passing. Even today, though, in Cuzco one can hear every kind of music that plays in international ears, these flutes continue. … Seguir leyendo