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Quick Steps to Combat Altitude Sickness While Traveling in Peru

23 Apr
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Thursday April 23, 2015 - Posted by

Quick Steps to Combat Altitude Sickness While Traveling in Peru

Need quick steps to combat the altitude sickness while traveling in Peru? Continue to read this blog because here you can find what you need. When traveling in Peru you will visit places such as Cusco, Huaraz, and Puno, all above 3000 meters above sea level.

Most certainly upon arrival, you will feel some of the effects of altitude. The symptoms of altitude sickness or “soroche”, as it is called in Peru, can include, shortness of breath, headache, nausea and problems sleeping. Most travelers have few problems adjusting, many only feeling a shortness of breath when climbing the many hills and stairs as there are in for instance the stunning city of Cusco. Others will take longer to acclimatize and may suffer more from the symptoms. Follow those quick steps to combat altitude sickness in Peru.

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Easter Sunday in Peru

03 Apr
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Friday April 03, 2015 - Posted by

Easter Sunday in Peru

A Tour of Ayacucho and Arequipa

Easter Sunday in Peru is subdued in comparison to the grander celebrations and processions of Semana Santa, or Holy Week, which takes place the week before Easter Sunday. Most families attend a procession, mass, and then quietly spend the rest of the time at home with each other. Like many travelers in Peru note, the Semana Sata celebration in Peru a far cry from the commercialized Easter of chocolate bunnies and frantic egg hunts found in the U.S. and Europe. In Peru, Easter Sunday is a time to spend quietly with family.

In towns and cities across Peru such as Cusco, Arequipa and Ayacucho, you can find processions and different iterations of the Catholic celebration mixed with local cultures and traditions.
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