Peru is as complex jigsaw puzzle with pieces that fit to perfection. A combination of ancient and modern traditions are its most intricate and exquisite parts of that puzzle. Constant festivities mark ancient rituals, the urbanization beams with innovation and nature´s magnificent diversity is everywhere from beaches, jungles, to the Andes mountains.
Travellers join the pilgrimage to the Majestic Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, yet this sought after site is just a small token slotted into 5000-years of history. Fly over the geoglyphs imprinted into the arid earth at Nazca or take in Lima’s historical museums, they bother reveal the skill and passion of these lost civilizations. You can journey through remote communities and share in their original lifestylesd; and as you immerse yourself in Peru, you will leave Peru a little closer to the past and present.
The satisfied palate votes for Ceviche with slivers of fiery chili and corn, slowly cooked stews, smooth Amazonian chocolate are just a few examples of the choices that will never cease to amaze. Combinations of geographic and cultural diversity have brought ingredients from the highlands down to the tropical fruits of the jungles. The gourmet plates of Peru are a tasteful and complex cuisine multiplied between Spanish, indigenous, African and Asian influence. The bountiful food markets and street corners purge exquisite Peruvian nouvelle cuisine.
Enormous sand dunes, chiseled mountainous peaks and Pacific breaks are just a few heartbeats away from the capital of downtown Lima. The vastness of the country is a gifted paradise for the nomad looking to spot the macaws in the Amazon or view the sunset over the dusty remnants of an ancient civilization. Take as much time as you need and don’t rush. You will be on Peruvian time. In Peru it´s the journey not the outcome.