Category: "Lambayeque & Chiclayo Guide"

Chiclayo street snacks

July 27th, 2011 |

Tom Filipowicz shows us that food is never far away in Peru. Fancy a quick snack while exploring the streets of Chiclayo? These are your options… Much has been written over the past few years about Peruvian cuisine. With the increase in tourism and the…

The Mythical Naylamp and the Chotuna-Chornancap Pyramids

April 2nd, 2011 |

Legends differ regarding where Naylamp and his entourage came from, but all agree that he arrived on the shores of the Lambayeque Region sometime after the demise of the Moche culture. The pyramid complex of Chotuna-Chornancap, located 10 miles to the southwest of the city of Lambayeque and discovered in 2008 is the physical ruin most closely associated with Naylamp.

Visit to an ostrich farm

September 23rd, 2010 |

Tom and Maribel visit Ricardo Castañeda’s ostrich farm near Chiclayo – perhaps the start of a booming industry in Peru. Ostrich meat is already considered a premium meat in several Lima restaurants.

Preparing for an earthquake

August 25th, 2010 |

Peru held a nationwide earthquake drill this past week. Taking part were public sector and most private sector employees, as well as schools and hospitals. Tom Filipowicz describes the events in the northern city of Chiclayo.