Ronderos in Peru

Ronderos: Peru’s Rural “Peasant” Patrols

Ronderos are members of the Ronda Campesina, an antiquated form of rural, community-based security -- and sometimes justice -- in Peru If you don't know who or what they are, then meeting these guys out on a deserted road in...

dangerous cities in peru

The Most Dangerous Cities in Peru

“All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim” -- Christopher Morley Peruvian cities are a splendid mix of culture and chaos -- mad, gallant, beautiful and, at times,...

typhoid vaccine

Travel Vaccinations for Peru

Travel vaccinations what a drag Unfortunately, you need to start thinking about vaccinations for Peru well before you travel, as some vaccines require multiple shots or need to be administered a certain amount of time in...

Backpacking alone in Peru

Traveling to Peru Alone or With Friends?

If you're planning on traveling to Peru for a few days, weeks or maybe months, you might be weighing up the pros and cons of going to Peru alone or with your friends And that's a pretty important decision, as solo travel in...

Laptop and smartphone for Peru

Traveling with a Laptop in Peru

If you’re thinking of taking a laptop to Peru (or a netbook, tablet), accept the fact that it could be damaged or stolen If that would totally ruin your trip, then consider leaving it at home It’s a hassle traveling with a...


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