Colca Canyon Blog Posts

Eating Cuy Guinea Pig in Peru

Eating Cuy Guinea Pig in Peru

You may of heard whispers that cuy or guinea pig is eaten as a delicacy in Peru (and parts of Ecuador).  Since you've landed on this post, you're more than likely curious about eating cuy guinea pig...

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Hiking Colca Canyon without a Guide

Hiking Colca Canyon without a Guide

Hiking the Colca Canyon without a guide was an amazing, yet grueling experience.  If you are thinking about doing the same and want to know what it was like, this post is all about my experience,...

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10 Epic Things to do in Puno, Peru

10 Epic Things to do in Puno, Peru

Puno, Peru is the capitol city of the Puno region that sits at the edge of Lake Titicaca - which is the highest navigable lake in the world.  There are many things to do in Puno that a visit to this...

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10 Things to do in Aguas Calientes, Peru

10 Things to do in Aguas Calientes, Peru

Aguas Calientes, Peru is the town located at the base of Machu Picchu.  Filled with eateries and shops, thousands of travelers pass through this tiny town on a daily basis for obvious reasons but...

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Salkantay Trek Packing List

Salkantay Trek Packing List

Having the proper Salkantay Trek packing list is a key component to having a successful trek.  I know this because well...I wasn't the most efficient packer when I embarked on the Salkantay Trek...

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Where to Stay in Cusco, Peru

Where to Stay in Cusco, Peru

The possibilities of where to stay in Cusco, Peru are vast.  There are lots of places to stay in Cusco that will accommodate every type of traveler on any type of budget.  From luxurious hotels to...

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17 Best Things to do in Cusco, Peru

17 Best Things to do in Cusco, Peru

There are many things to do in Cusco, Peru that you could easily spend a couple weeks in this Andean City and not get bored.  Cusco is best known as the gateway to Machu Picchu but this list is...

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