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The Top Machu Picchu Alternatives: Skip the Crowds and Visit One of These Unique Sites

2018 Updated Information: Here are the top Machu Picchu alternatives which you can visit to skip large crowds and still get the same amazing experience In recent years, many Machu Picchu alternatives have been discovered and...

Trujillo Zoological Museum

The Trujillo Museum of Unnatural Zoological Horrors

Every major city in Peru should have at least a couple of museums Trujillo does well in that respect, what with the grand Museo de Arqueologia, the private located-in-a-petrol-station-basement Museo Cassinelli Mazzei, the...

Museo del Juguete, Trujillo

Time and Toys in Trujillo’s Museo del Juguete

The Museo del Juguete in Trujillo, the only toy museum in Peru and one of the first of its kind in South America, is an intriguing cultural space in the heart of the city’s colonial core The museum, which opened to the...

Plaza Trujillo Peru

Trujillo, Peru’s City of Eternal Spring

Colonial elegance and Moche temples The marinera, the paso horse and the ghosts of the Chimú culture Head north, my friends, head north, up the coast from Lima to Peru’s City of Eternal Spring Excuse the slightly...

trujillo-hostels

What’s Up With Trujillo’s Hostels?

The last time I was in Trujillo, I left my comfortable room in the Hotel Colonial and set out to find a decent hostel -- something respectable, safe and affordable, something I could write about and recommend to shoestring...