TOP TEN: Things to see in Peru!

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Peru is one of the most Fabulous countries in the world by far! What irks me the most is when people really have no interest in seeing anything more than Machu Picchu. This destination is so much more than just that (even though it is incredible). It is filled with culture, colour, vibrancy, great food, great shopping, history, mountain ranges and definitely some mysticism. Try to see more than just the main attraction, give the whole country a chance and maybe you will be more than pleasantly surprised. With that said, here are my top ten things to see…

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SHOPPING LIST: Peru!

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I buy a lot of things from every country I visit. One reason is because I really like to have a collection of international treasures. Another reason is that I want my home and space to be a reminder and reflection of my travels. Lastly, I like to support local business’, artists, craftsmen etc. Although still souvenirs, it is important to me to always come back with something that will really be a reflection of my time in that destination.
With that said, I always come back with a suitcase of treasures, so I’ve decided to…

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Extreme Fun: Flight over Nazca

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Nazca

Peru is a country filled with mystifying history. Not your standard destination, the kind of place you ask “how did this get here?” type of questions.

One of those major historical sites are the Nazca lines. Those are ancient geoglyphs located in the desert of southern Peru. Primarily only recognizable from the skies. Some of these images are of monkeys, hummingbirds, spiders, lizards and other creatures. It is still questioned to this day what they symbolized.

Many of these shapes are massive, some over…

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Destination: PERU

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I had travelled to Peru in April 0f 2012 and it was an absolutely amazing trip. I think this is a country that everyone MUST put on their bucket list; and when I say country I don’t just mean Machu Picchu- I mean as much of it as possible.

I speak to many people who say they want to go to Peru, but then they just see Machu Picchu, which in…

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