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Must-read South American authors: Mario Vargas Llosa

Posted on Tuesday June 23, 2015

If you’re planning a trip to Peru I’d seriously recommend getting your hands on something by the Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. He may not tell you where to find the best ceviche, but he provides insights into Peru which no guidebook can match. His fame In the US people like Miley Cyrus, Tiger Woods [&hellip

Why the tallest structure in LatAm is in the remote Amazon

Posted on Friday June 12, 2015

Forget the skyscrapers of Sao Paulo, Santiago and Buenos Aires, the tallest man-made structure on the South America continent is situated in the remote Amazon rain-forest, over 100 miles from the Brazilian town of Manaus. Admittedly there are no offices or apartments in the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO). Instead it was built for purely [&hellip

Peruvian Cuisine & National Pride

Posted on Wednesday June 03, 2015

Today is a very important day for all those who love Peru. It was barely 20 years ago that the country was in a brutal hangover from one of the most destructive epochs in its history. Tens of thousands of Peruvians were murdered, its cities rocked by daily bombings and its economy in collapse, all [&hellip

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September Travel Photo and Review of SA Luxury Expeditions

Posted on Sunday September 29, 2013

We’ve had some pretty spectacular travel photos come in this month (you can see many of them on our page of SA Luxury Expeditions reviews). As a team, we’ve enjoyed browsing through them and finally decided to showcase three photos from Anil and Shwetha. This engaged couple (congratulations!) is a pair of resident physicians in [&hellip