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Independence days around the world

While the US celebrates with hot dogs and fireworks, freedom festivities can take many forms.
04 July 2013


Walking in Inca footsteps in Peru's Sacred Valley

Encompassing what was the fertile homeland of the Inca Empire, the transcendent region – often overlooked en route to Machu Picchu – is steeped in Andean history and culture.
Read more… 17 June 2013


Choose your own adventure in Peru

The dramatic extremes of the country — from the lush riot of the Amazon to the culinary flair of Lima to the boho-chic beaches of Mancora — hold something for every traveller.
Read more… 09 July 2012


Beyond the Headlines

The origins of Peru’s mysterious Nasca Lines

In the desert of southern Peru, giant etchings of spiders, whales, people and trapezoids stretching across 450sqkm have adorned the landscape for 2,000 years.
Read more… 02 December 2011


What most people miss at Machu Picchu

One hundred years after it was discovered, some architectural treasures are still overlooked.
Read more… 22 July 2011


Mysteries of Machu Picchu

Built at the height of the Incan civilization in what is now Peru, Machu Picchu was rediscovered one hundred years ago on 24 July, 1911.
22 July 2011


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