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More details about first Peruvian empire thanks to Wari ceramics

Monday May 20, 2019

The archaeological complex of Wari, located in Ayacucho, consists of a set of ceramic pieces. The complex is situated 25km northeast of Andean Ayacucho City. The set reveals important information about the first imperial state of Peru, the Wari civilization. This start was the basis of the development of the Inca Empire. Furthermore, the site is believed to be the capital of the complex. (more…)

Climbing world’s largest tropical ice cap in Cusco

Monday May 20, 2019

A Peruvian-French Expedition made its way to the largest tropical ice cap of the world, located in Peru. The ice cap covers 44 square kilometres and is called Quelccaya; it can be found in the southwest of the Vilcanota mountain range in the Cusco region. The reason for the expedition to the ice cap is to search for evidence of life in the glacier.

The team consist of the French photojournalist, writer and mountaineer Stephane Vallin who is the leader of the team, Mathias Virili who is also a journalist, and Emanuel Rocha and Dominique Riva (more…)

Soon direct flights Sao Paulo Lima with GOL

Monday May 20, 2019

On December 12, the Brazilian airline, GOL Líneas Aéreas Inteligentes, will expand their international destinations. They will start flying the international route from Sao Paulo to the Peruvian capital, Lima. This route is going to be the fifteenth international destination outside Brazil.

The flight from Sao Paulo to Lima takes approximately 5 hours 20 minutes. Travelers can now leave at 20:55 in Sao Paulo and arrive in Lima at 0:15. The flight will be operated with a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. (more…)

New Guinness Record Peruvian Pisco

Monday May 20, 2019

Pisco, the national drink of Peru, took part in the Guinness Book of Records on Sunday 28 of April for the largest pisco tasting in the world. 899 participants tasted three types of the famous pisco in one single sip: Quebrante, Torontel and Italia.

Pisco is a brand, made by distilling fermented grape juice into a high-proof spirit. The event was named “Biggest pisco tasting in the world” and was held in the San Luis Gonzaga educational institution, in the small town of Ica, located on the Peruvian coast, south of Lima. (more…)

Gold Medal for Peruvian Vodka Made of Native Potatoes

Friday May 03, 2019

14 Inkas, a vodka brand from Peru, won a gold medal in London during the international competition of The Vodka Masters 2018 for the best micro-distillery.

The winning vodka 14 Inkas is made with native potatoes from Peru and is the first one in the world made with potatoes. The British magazine The Spirit Business promotes the international competition of The Vodka Masters 2018. Furthermore, the business also received a gold medal at the Wines and Spirits World Contest in New York, USA. (more…)

Two new passages for Machu Picchu visitors

Friday May 03, 2019

Machu Picchu District Municipality announced that soon tourists who want to visit the Inca Citadel will be able to choose between two new travel passages. These new additional corridors that will reach Machu Picchu will go through Choquellusca and Piscacucho communities or the Amazon.

The two new corridors will be created because Peru wants to improve the experience of more (more…)

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