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Alfonso Ugarte

Alfonso Ugarte, Peruvian Hero of the War of the Pacific

Look at a map of any city in Peru and you’ll see streets bearing the names of Peruvian heroes such as Miguel Grau, Leoncio Prado, Francisco Bolognesi and Jorge Chávez You’ll also see the name of Alfonso Ugarte, a military...

Huaca Pucllana Ruins in Miraflores Lima Peru

Ancient Ruins in the Middle of Modern High-rises: Visit the Magical Huaca Pucllana Temple in the Miraflores District of Lima, Peru

2018 Updated Information: Huaca Pucllana is a well-preserved pre-Inca temple complex located right in the heart of Lima's Miraflores district Huaca Pucllana is a great place to take an afternoon or evening tour Visitors can also...

Gocta Waterfall in Chachapoyas Peru

Chachapoyas: Discover Peru’s Best Kept Secret

Most people are familiar with the well-trodden gringo trail, but have you heard of Chachapoyas This town in the Amazonas region of northern Peru is an amazing off-the-beaten-track destination for tourists and truly Peru's best...

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Chavín de Huantar

Experience the very beginnings of Peruvian culture as we know it Chavín de Huantar holds the secrets to modern Peruvian art, religion and society Arrival at the site may at first seem similar to any other archaeological spot,...

Hairless Peruvian Dog Inca Orchid Perfect Pedigree

Get to Know The Hairless Peruvian Dog: Peru’s National Pet

Let’s introduce you to the Peruvian Inca Orchid or the Hairless Peruvian Dog! Dating back to the Inca empire, these funny-looking creatures have become the national dog of Peru and are famous throughout the world for their...

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