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Why you really should include Trujillo on your Peru itinerary

Posted on Saturday March 21, 2015

I will always have fond memories of Trujillo, because I got engaged at a beachside campsite a few miles north of the city. But even without such rose-tinted lenses, Trujillo is still a fantastic destination and it should be a shoe-in on any Peruvian itinerary. It’s got great colonial architecture, incredible pre-Inca ruins and year-round [&hellip

Panchos, Completos, Cachorros-Quentes: LatAm’s giant hotdogs

Posted on Tuesday March 03, 2015

America may be the home of the hotdog, but the fine people of Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay have elevated it to an altogether higher plain. For starters, these four South American nations have taken the basic components – hot dog and bun – and improved upon them. Longer sausages; crisper, chewier buns. More is [&hellip

Saved from the brink of extinction: Peruvian Hairless Dog

Posted on Friday February 20, 2015

It’s not often in this day and age that one hears a good news story about the preservation of indigenous ways of life, but this tale from Peru will certainly have you smiling. But before we start the story, let’s meet the main protagonist… Vital statistics As the name suggests, the Peruvian Hairless Dog is [&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