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Reaching New Heights in Peru: How One Woman Conquered a Mountain, Fear of Heights, Achy Joints and All

Amy Schoenberger | Posted 11.18.2014 | Travel
Amy Schoenberger

I thought about the contaminated drinking water, the multiple flights, the steep, scary climbs, fear that I would hold back my much more athletic travel companions, the potential debilitating altitude sickness, and the list goes on.

NSFW: Peru Wants Tourists To Stop Getting Naked Here

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.11.2014 | Latino Voices

Foreigners are baring their naked bodies all over Peru’s most iconic cultural heritage site and the government wants it to stop. A video of two ...

5 Reasons to Visit Peru

Culture-ist | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel
Culture-ist

Peru is one of those places that make iconically beautiful countries like South Africa and Thailand feel a hint of jealousy. The country is riddled with archaeological sites that tell the story of ancient civilizations.

Surviving Machu Picchu

Ashley Mateo | Posted 08.18.2013 | Travel
Ashley Mateo

Even New York City can feel small when you're consumed with the minutiae of your day-to-day. That's why I'm always game for a once-in-a-lifetime activity -- for a minute, when I'm so far from the normalcy of my daily life, I feel like I can do anything.

Jackson Avenue Heats Up Near The Port Of New Orleans

Susan Buchanan | Posted 07.19.2013 | Business
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the May 20, 2013 edition.) New Orleans resident Barbara Risin has lived in the first block ...

The Spirit Of The Incas Is Alive In Machu Picchu, Peru

C. Clinton Sidle | Posted 01.27.2013 | Travel
C. Clinton Sidle

I just returned from my first trip to Peru. I was most taken by how much the people and the culture are still influenced by the spirit of the Incas, and how relevant the messages of that heritage are for us today.

Travelogue: 100th Anniversary Of Machu Picchu Discovery

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 03.16.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

Machu Picchu sits 9,090 feet above sea level and 300 miles south of Lima. It is one of the most visited places in South America with 250,000 visitors per year