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Where to Celebrate Halloween in Cusco

29 Oct
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Dónde celebrar Halloween en Cusco
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Where to Celebrate Halloween in Cusco

Traveling in Peru these days? If so you might want to know what are the best places to celebrate Halloween. In the popular travelers hub Cusco, Halloween in Cusco is primarily for children, tourists, and those who choose to celebrate with them. On 31 of October also the Día de la Música Criolla will be celebrated, so more traditional Cusqueños give preference to that celebration.

The Halloween festivities in Cusco start at least a week before the actual holiday, when children start dressing up and going out in their costumes. Typical costumes include anything related to Disney princesses, zombies, famous traditional figures, cartoon charaters, and small, cute animals, and these costumes for children and adults can be found in Piñaterías, along with all kinds of face paint, props, games, and other accessories. (more…)

Where to buy the Best Juice in Cusco

12 Oct
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Dónde comprar el mejor jugo en Cusco
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Where to buy the Best Juice in Cusco
One of the best things of traveling Peru is the amazing food: ceviche, lomo saltado, cuy, and many others. But one of my favoriaries is: the fresh fruit! And one of the best ways to enjoy this fruit is in one of the jugerías that line the streets of Cusco. A glass of fresh juice can cost anywhere from S/. 4 to 10, depending on the location, the fruit, and what you decide to mix with it: another fruit, water, milk, or yogurt. Most jugerías also offer a range of snacks, sandwiches, and Peruvian desserts. So how to pick the best place to go? Here is a quick guide. You’ll discover two of the most popular jugerías close to the Plaza de Armas, and another, where I had the best juice I’ve ever tried – just a few blocks further off the beaten path. (more…)

The 3 Plazas You Need to Know in Cusco

02 Oct
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The 3 Plazas You Need to Know in Cusco
Friday October 02, 2015 - Posted by

The 3 Plazas You Need to Know in Cusco. Plazas in Cusco are open areas, often named after or dedicated to important people, where people gather to converse, dance, celebrate, and sell their products. Many of these plazas reflect various aspects of life in Cusco. Here is a descriptive list of three of the most distinctive and important plazas for tourists to know. One is in the city center of Cusco, the other two a bit out of the city center but still easy to reach.

#1: Plaza de Armas

Of course you knew that would be the first plaza – what traveler in Cusco hasn’t witnessed the incredible Cathedrals, the colorful parades, and the vast array of people that the central plaza in Cusco offers? (more…)