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Arequipa & the Colca Canyon

After Lima, we flew into Arequipa, another major city in Peru. It was very similar to Lima, but maybe just a little less developed. We got to try some interesting food here too. One Peruvian delicacy is called ‘Cuy’ (Guinea Pig). It tasted very much like KFC, but was mentally challenging because you’re still eating a cute little guinea pig. Arequipa is over 3 km in altitude, so altitude sickness is a common occurrence in

Top 10 Things to See in Peru

And now for the top 10 things to SEE in Peru… Lima Lima is the capital of Peru and also the largest city, with a population of almost ten million. Although there is so much to see and do in this city, we used it mainly as a starting and finishing point in our travels. Most, if not all, flights in and out of the country go through Lima so

Top 10 Things to do in Peru

This is our top 10 list of things to DO in Peru. We have a separate list for things to SEE in case you were wondering why the hell Machu Picchu wasn’t on here. That’s why. Eat Everything I’ll be honest, food is a pretty common thing that we recommend in different countries we’ve traveled to, but I must stress the importance of trying everything in Peru. According to National

Lima Peru

First things first when we got into Peru: All you can eat buffet! This was a crucial stage in our education of Peruvian alimentation. We ate as much ceviche and drank as much Pisco as we could get our hands on. Most dishes were something you’d see at nice restaurants at home, but everything had that Peruvian twist. Different spices, different flavour profiles… Delicioso! We had the opportunity to go