Author: Martina Dolezalova

Inti Raymi – The Traditional Ceremony of the Incas in Honour of the Sun God

Inti Raymi – The Traditional Ceremony of the Incas in Honour of the Sun God

Every year around the time of June solstice, Peru celebrates one of the biggest feasts – the Inti Raymi traditional Inca ceremony honouring the god Inti (Quechua for “sun”), the most venerated deity in Inca religion. 

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Peru on the Verge of a Massive Shift

Peru on the Verge of a Massive Shift

Peru is currently greatly polarized in two opposing opinions: keeping the democracy, which to many represents accepting more of the same system of corruption, or welcoming socialism, rather communism, though many refuse to be using this word to describe so the programme of Pedro Castillo, who they view as a liberator and who they believe will bring an all-inclusive society.

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Miraflores – The Most Popular District of Lima

Miraflores – The Most Popular District of Lima

Though some would insist that the best Lima district for tourists is the artsy Barraco with its colonial architecture, I would support the majority that says it´s Miraflores, an upscale suburban district located about 10 kilometres away from the city centre, which features some stunning coastal views, great restaurants, and even an option of paragliding!

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Ayahuasca and Ayahuasca Retreats in Iquitos

Ayahuasca and Ayahuasca Retreats in Iquitos

Those who come to Peru to experience ayahuasca – which is completely legal here (just like san pedro and other strong substances), unlike cannabis – make their way to Iquitos. Of course, it’s possible to experience ayahuasca also in Pucallpa, Tarapoto etc. (actually even in the mountains in Cuzco), but Iquitos is simply the top destination for this purpose.  

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