The importance of coca leaf in Perú

“From the Live series “Conversations with a Tour Guide” every Wednesday and Saturday on Facebook @adventuroustravelguide” For anyone that has visited Peru is not a surprise that Hoja de Coca plays a very important role in the lives of people here, especially highlanders. I believe it is important to clarify its use and value, as…

Sexuality Before The Spanish Conquest Of Peru

From the Live series “Conversations with a Tour Guide” Welcome back, today we have a hot topic, it is about Sex back in Prehispanic times, how it was seen, if sexual images were a common thing , if sex was punished, where there any taboos about it? , these and many more questions where discussed…

5 Trendy Craft Beer Bars of Lima

From the Live Series “Conversations with a Tour Guide” Saturdays on Facebook and Wednesdays on Instagram: @adventuroustravelguide Hello my beer lover friends, is great to have you all back. I’m back with a new list, this time about artisanal beer bars in Lima. Craft beer making is quite a new thing in Peru, it dates…

A day at an Andean community in CUSCO

From the series “Conversations with a Tour Guide” It is great to have you back, I’m glad to see the interest of many on todays topic which was requested on our Live series on Instagram. Actually, this is one of my favorite themes to talk about , understanding live in the country side , specially…

A Guide To Prepare Ceviche And Pisco Sour

From the series “Conversations with a tour guide” / De la serie “Conversaciones con una guía turística” (Eng) Wondering how to prepare both Ceviche and Pisco sour? No problem, take a pen and a piece of paper, and follow the instructions in these 2 videos below. let me know if you have a question. (Esp)…

A visit to the cold Humboldt current from Lima’s shore

There is a famous saying in Spanish “En el mar la vida es más sabrosa” in the sea life is tasty, or better… anyways, life is definitely good when you are near the ocean, don’t you think?. Last weekend we went to explore our own city (we love to get surprised by Lima every time…

A visit to the biggest Spanish fortress in America

Yes, the biggest Spanish military construction was build in Peru, and you can still visit it, as it is now the nationals Army museum. Today we will talk about Real Felipe fortress. An impressive construction built between 1747 (a year after the most horrible earthquake of our history) and 1811, made of stones from a…

Off The Beaten Path: EXPLORING TRUJILLO’S MAIN SQUARE

One of the things I love about Trujillo City is its weather, this always sunny city located in the north coast of PERU has the happiest climate on the coast, is warm almost all year round and has a beautiful blue sky almost 365 days, maybe that’s why Trujillanos are always happy so friendly..Keep reading.