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Monday March 08

The Burnt Skeleton in the Convent

Many years ago, a Peruvian family, with wealth inherited from its conquistador ancestors, founded the…

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Thursday February 25

Juanes

in Peruvian Starter & Appetizer

by Eva Summer

Juanes are a typical dish from the Peruvian jungle regions. Traditionally prepared by cooking yuca…

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Tuesday February 23

The Woman in the Process of Independence Coin Series

in Peruvian Money

by Eva Summer

In commemoration of the bicentenary of Peru's independence from Spain, the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank…

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Monday February 22

The Jeweled Frog and the Condor

By a quiet pond, at the side of a cloud-topped mountain in Peru, lived a…

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Monday February 22

Builders of the Republic - Bicentenary 1821–2021 Coin Series

in Peruvian Money

by Eva Summer

In commemoration of the bicentenary of Peru's independence from Spain the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank…

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Sunday February 21

The Pied Piper of Peru

My name is Juana. For many years I lived with a colony of mice in…

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Juanes

Juanes are a typical dish from the Peruvian jungle regions. Traditionally prepared by cooking yuca (cassava), local fish species and wild bird eggs wrapped in bijao leaves, with the arrival of the Spaniards in Peru, European…

Vortex Coca Energy Drink

Even though Coca Energy Drinks cannot be considered a typical Peruvian drink, we could not resist listing it here as quite a few different brands of them are produced and sold legally in Peru.
  • Kola Inglesa (English Kola) is the seconded oldest soft drink created and produced in Peru. Introduced to the Peruvian market in 1912 by the beverage producer Manuel A. Ventura…
  • Inca Kola is, if we believe the advertisement, "El sabor del Peru", The flavor of Peru. Invented by an English immigrant in Rimac, Lima in 1935 Inca Kola is a bright yellow, very…
  • Chicha de Jora, not to be confounded with Chicha Morada, is an alcoholic beverage from the Andes region, which already was prepared and drunken by the Incas. Chicha is…
  • A Cremolada is something between an ice cream and a flavorful fruit drink; comparable to slush, but made with lots of fresh fruit pulp, water and sugar. Often serve in a plastic…
  • Emoliente is kind of an herbal tea popular with young and old, poor and rich, especially in the cold winter month. Sold by street vendors around the country at corners, bus stops…
  • Lemonade is known around the world. The Peruvian version is made of water, the characteristic small Peruvian limes, and a little bit of preferable brown sugar. Chilled and served…
  • Wildly well liked in Peru are so called Mixtura Snacks, mixtures with changing local ingredients similar to "nuts and raisins". Depending on the ingredients available, Peruvian…
  • Maná is produced of large sized corn kernels that are popped like "normal" popcorn and then infused in sugar. The result is delicious, sweet and crunchy popcorn with a unique…
  • Maiz Cusco is a corn variety also called "giant corn mote of Cusco". The large size corn kernels are fried in oil and salted to get a tasty snack that is popular in the country.
  • Habas Saladas are a well-liked snack in Peru. Broad Beans are fried in a little bit of oil, causing the skin to split open. After removing the skins from the pan, they are salted…

Travel Destination Peru

Peruvian Experience - The Magic of Peru in one place

Since 2019 Lima’s district Miraflores has one more attraction: Peruvian Experience, the first space of cultural and gastronomic entertainment of Peru where visitors take a fun and hands-on journey through Peruvian history, culture and gastronomy from the food of the Incas to today’s famous Peruvian dishes without ever leaving Lima.
  • Just 4 hours from Tacna in southern Peru in the Vilacota-Maure Regional Conservation Area one of the many hidden and mostly…
  • Peru is full of natural wonders that are lesser known and / or located off the beaten path and therefore missed by most visitors…
  • One of the many off the beaten track gems Peru has to offer is the Moron Lagoon, also known as Oasis of Moron, located about 250…
  • Probably one of the most stunning and beautiful geological occurrences in the world can be viewed at the Rainbow Mountain which…
  • Sitting proudly atop a hill overlooking Lake Umayo about 35 km (20 miles) from Puno in southern Peru, the Chullpas de Sillustani…
  • Gran Pajaten is an archaeological site in the Andean jungle of northern Peru built around 200BC by the Chachapoya culture, the…
  • The history of Lima and the population of the surrounding area did not only begin with the foundation of the colonial city by…
  • In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come…
  • Long before the Incas, the culture that today is associated with Peru like no other, even emerged, numerous other highly advanced…
  • While most visitors coming to Peru choose to take the classic travel route covering the southern and south-eastern part of the…

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The Burnt Skeleton in the Convent

Many years ago, a Peruvian family, with wealth inherited from its conquistador ancestors, founded the church of Nuestra Senora de los Dolores. They decided it that one woman of the family should always take the veil and devote her life to serving as the abbess of the convent.

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