Everyone has a bucket list of things to accomplish in our lifetime, including exotic destinations to travel and see must places before you die. Those things that you’ve always wanted to do. What some people call dreams, you prefer to call goals. Why wait for tomorrow to fulfill those wishes? There is a universe full Keep Reading…
Peru, the Pearl of South America
Welcome to Peru, one of the most biologically diverse countries on earth despite its small size. From the sunny, sandy Pacific Ocean beaches to snow-covered mountaintops over 6,000m+ (20,000ft+) in elevation, through lush rainforests, deep valleys, barren hillsides, gorgeous grasslands and the arid desert, every type of landscape can be found here.
Peru is home to a whopping 28 of the 32 world climates (imagine trying to be a meteorologist here) and almost 22,000 known species of plants and animals!
Although Lima is the capital and largest city, arguably the country's most famous city is Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Inca. It does not matter how much you travel this nation, you have not actually experienced Peru until you've witnessed the majesty of Machu Picchu with your own two eyes. As one of the most well-known architectural wonders and ancient cities in the world, it is the country's #1 claim to fame, its first UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its most popular tourist attraction.
Planning to visit?
Come for Machu Picchu, stay for mucha fun 😉 Allow extra time to explore because this is one country where for every place you visit, you learn of two more new ones that you want to visit. It never ends!
Few people are lucky enough in life to get to see this incredible Inca treasure for themselves. Machu Picchu is not exactly on the beaten path, and certainly not somewhere that you can spontaneously bop down to for the weekend. It is a journey to get to, that is for sure. And that is one Keep Reading…