Similar to other countries we visited on our trip, we would like to share some thoughts and observations on Peru. This is by no means an academic essay but rather our own personal summary... The exclusive history focus on the Inkas is not understandable What historic culture do you think about when you hear the... Continue Reading →
Here we go again! After spending roughly a month in Peru, we want to share our top impressions and photos we took. As you can see, Peru is a country of amazing diversity...
During our two-week organized tour through Peru with a group of Austrian philosophy and history enthusiasts we learned a lot about pre-Columbian cultures of the Andes. In this post we would like to summarize a few main concepts that seem to transcend time and geography in Peru and the Andes region. These cosmological concepts and... Continue Reading →
Since we decided to stay in Cusco a bit longer, I had the chance to join a tour to the Rainbow Mountain - a one day trip to the east of Cusco that takes you to an altitude of 5.200. I did not really know what to expect... Will it be as beautiful as all... Continue Reading →
As part of our trip through Peru we were lucky enough to be in Cusco during the festivities of Corpus Christi. It is one of the most important festivities in the old Andean city. Already during the days preceding the holiday we saw many preparations happening, mostly around Cusco's main square, the Plaza Mayor. We... Continue Reading →
Most tourists who come to Peru fly into Lima and then directly proceed to the south, visiting the touristic hot spots of Cusco, Machu Picchu, Arequipa and Lake Titicaca. Peru however is a huge country and we would like to present a few arguments why it is extremely rewarding to explore what lies north of... Continue Reading →
For both of us Lima was the entry door to South America - our first trip to this continet. As a consequence of multiple coincidences (or were they?) we ended up staying a week in Peru's capital - certainly longer than our initial (to be frank quite vague) plan. Probably the highlight here was the... Continue Reading →
After travelling through South-East Asia for half a year and spending two weeks at home in Europe we are now ready for the second part of our trip: South America! Peru, Bolivia and Colombia is on the list but let us see where the wind will take us... 🙂 Our first stop: Lima, Peru. Most... Continue Reading →