The PeRut GPS Map of Peru

Here’s the quick intro: PeRut is a community-based project that creates -- and freely distributes -- GPS maps of Peru If you’re going to be driving in Peru with a Garmin GPS, head over to the PeRut website for more...

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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...


TravelRest Travel Pillow Review

On a recent trip from Tarapoto to Chiclayo, I decided to test out my newly acquired travel pillow: the TravelRest Unlike smaller travel pillows, the TravelRest is designed to support the whole of your upper body The top of...

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Views From an Amazon River Boat Trip

Emily Culver has just got back from an Amazon River boat trip Here are some of her favorite photos from the voyage After much searching -- and with a bit of help from my more accustomed fellow travelers -- I managed to...

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What is the Best Way to See the Nazca Lines?

Many visitors to Peru find themselves wondering: what is the best way to see the Nazca lines This is your one-stop guide to help you decide the best way to see the Nazca lines The Nazca lines, a collection of mysterious...


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