Monthly Archives: April 2016

Humans have expressed themselves through artistic representation for thousands of years. Throughout the world, animals, humans, spiritual beings and the natural environment have been painted on walls of caves since the earliest beginnings of mankind. Several caves with painted representations … Continue reading

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Mysteries about hidden gold abound in almost every country. Peru is no exception. For more than 400 years, people have puzzled over the location of the lost Inca gold of the Llanganates Mountains. The Inca regarded gold as a sacred metal, not … Continue reading

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Taquile Island, located in the Peruvian portion of Lake Titicaca, is home to more than 2,000 residents who live a traditional lifestyle that has continued since the time of the ancient Inca. Taquileños men, women and children continue the ancient … Continue reading

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Most people in the United States enjoy a good Chinese restaurant with classic dishes like sweet and sour pork or kung pao chicken. What most people do not realize is that Chinese food is a major influence on other cultural cuisines as … Continue reading

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There’s no better way to gain an understanding of a country and its people than through the local cuisine. Food has its own language and its unique symbolism. For instance, the diversity of Peruvian cuisine is rooted in its rich history of … Continue reading

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The Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world, covers almost 3 million square miles. Amazonia is home to more species of plants, insects and animals than any other place in the world. The 1.4 billion acres of forests produce nearly 20 percent … Continue reading

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The smooth ride and unusual four-beat gait are valued characteristics of the Peruvian Paso horse from northern Peru. This special breed, protected by the government of Peru, has a lateral gait called “paso llano.” The Paso traces its origin to the … Continue reading

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Most people in the United States enjoy a good Chinese restaurant with classic dishes like sweet and sour pork or kung pao chicken. What most people do not realize is that Chinese food is a major influence on other cultural cuisines as … Continue reading

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Fine French dining, delectable Italian dishes, spicy Indian recipes: these are the foods that have transcended their cultural origins and become worldwide sensations. However, while these cultural delicacies are established, there is a new kid on the gastronomy scene. This … Continue reading

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Peru is one of the most popular destinations for food lovers around the world. With eclectic ingredients and distinctive flavors, Peruvian food is memorable for everyone who dares to expand their culinary horizons. If you want to experience the best of Peruvian flavors, … Continue reading

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