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South American Blogs And Other Sites We Love And Recommend

South American Blogs

Beyond Machu Picchu there is so much to see and do in Peru and across the whole of South America. Far too much to cover in this specific guide website on Machu Picchu.

To help you find useful information about Peru and Latin America, here are a few sites that we rely on for trustworthy and interesting information.

General Peru Travel Info

Peru Travel – Official travel and tourism website for Peru

Lonely Planet – This country guide for Peru by the Lonely Planet is a good resource.

Rough Guides – Brilliant overview on places to visit in Peru.

WikiTravel – We love Wikitravel for their in-depth and personalised travel information. This wikitravel page on Peru is particularly good.

En Peru – Super comprehensive website on travelling to Peru. Detailed destination guides and fantastic information on Peruvian food

The Ultimate Peru List – Written by expat Sharon, the UPL provides fantastic information on moving to and living in Peru.

General South America Travel Info

South America Living – A blog edited by Andy Alexander on travelling, eating and living like a local in South America.

Visiting and Living in Cusco

A Gringos Life – A great blog by Lyle Walker, providing tips and observations of living in Cusco. Lyle also runs a fabulous B&B in the region, called Gringo Wasi B&B

Life In Peru – A super blog by Ward Welvaert about his family life in Cusco. Genuine and great information for expats!

Visiting and Living in Lima

Streets of Lima – Comprehensive site by Walter Rhein on all things Lima. Brilliant for visitors and expats alike.

Lima Walks – Great site on city walks in Lima

Cool Blogs for Visitors to South America and Peru

Birds in Peru – A fantastic study and photographic journal of Birds in Peru from Tor Egil Høgsås

Camina El Autor – Interesting snippets of life in Peru

My Slice of Peru – Great blog about an expats life in Chiclayo, Peru

Trek Operators

Kandoo Adventures – A fantastic company, based in the UK but with ground operations in Peru. Specialists in high altitude trekking with a great ethical record and very affordable prices

Private Expeditions – This company provide tailor-made trekking adventures to Machu Picchu. Ideal for the discerning traveller!

About the Author Mark Whitman

Hi, I'm Mark! Welcome to Machu Picchu Trek Guide - the Web's No.1 Trekking Guide to Machu Picchu. I started this guide to help trekkers like yourself get the information you need to plan for an awesome Machu Picchu trekking experience. Over 1 million people have used Machu Picchu Trek to plan their adventure to the famous Incan ruins. We hope we can help you too! If you have any questions don't hesitate to drop a comment below! Happy Trekking!

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