Evelyn Merino’s beautiful work, “Lima más Arriba”, a collection of photographs taken from the skies above Lima over the course of 6 years.
When you think “Día de los Muertos” you often think Mexico, but it is an event also celebrated in Peru with some differences.
After 38 years selling Peru’s most popular street food on the streets of Miraflores, Grimanesa Vargas has finally given in to bricks and mortar.
Uber-talented Peruvian guitarist Charlie Parra invites you to celebrate this 28 de Julio listening to the Peruvian national anthem to the sound of heavy metal…
If you’re going to Ollantaytambo during the Carnival in late January and early February beware of youngsters.
Just an hour outside Cusco is Cuyuni. A rural community, it has implemented a novel ‘living’ tourist circuit: a walk of four hours through traditional Andean scenery interrupted by actors playing themselves, offering visitors a resumed and interactive look at their customs and their daily lives. The trip ends with a novoandino buffet with a view of the mighty Ausangate.
For The Karikuy blog, Francis Sin describes his unforgettable experience at the annual Virgen del Carmen festival in Paucartambo.
For The Karikuy blog, Eleanor writes about her first ever soccer match after being treated to the full-on South American soccer experience.
Perhaps the most acclaimed writer in the Spanish-speaking world, Mario Vargas Llosa has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature by the Swedish Academy for his “cartography of structures of power” and “trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt and defeat.”
Ali Ryder presents the fifth in series of articles, Peru at the Movies. The Royal Hunt of the Sun, from 1969, portrays a somewhat stereotypical Spanish conquest of the Incas, the capture of Inca Atahualpa and his infamous ransom – but with a twist, Pizarro has a human side and befriends Atahualpa.
Tom Filipowicz in Chiclayo explains what happens in the run up the Peru’s independence day celebrations on the 28th of July.
With tickets sold to tourists priced at $80 each, indigenous Cusqueños are effectively barred from the modern-day recreations of their ancestors’ most important religious event, Inti Raymi. Is there anything left in this “ritual” that reflects the Inca empire’s glorious past, or is it all a show put on to make money from tourists? Camden Luxford explains.