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11Peru, Nebraska
PromPeru travels to Peru, Nebraska with Peruvian Celebrities to show it’s citizens the meaning behind being Peruvian. English Subtitles provided by Karikuy Tours, come explore Peru, Land of the Incas. On the eve of Peruvian Independence, we remember the documentary “Peru Nebraska“, by the Peru Brand, which was released just over 10 years ago. Under a different...
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11Peru Blog
If you’re an English speaker and are coming from a predominantly English speaking country, you might wonder “do I need to learn Spanish for Peru?”. The answer is Yes, not many people in Peru are able to speak English. If you learn Spanish for Peru you will have a more satisfying trip. You don’t need to...
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11Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
Doing It the Salkantay Way The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu seemed like an exciting idea three months ago, when I was getting organized for my big trip to South America. At the time, I hadn’t really considered what this ‘trek’ would actually involve. It’s just the ‘thing you do’… after all, I didn’t want to...
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11Salkantay Trek
Last week, I successfully completed the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu. And I’m going to be honest…before last week, I had never been on a trek before, so I had NO idea what exactly it entailed. When I left, I thought I had everything covered. I had been to REI and talked to the various department...
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11Altitude Sickness
Altitude sickness is not what I expected at all. I’d heard about people getting dizzy or queasy – but to be honest, I brushed off the warnings quite naively. After all, I’d visited plenty of mountains around the world: Jungfrau in Switzerland (standing at 13,642 ft) and Tai Shan in China (which involved an 8-hour hike up a...
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