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Peru Travel January 2012 Archive

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Upcoming Peru Events, February 2012

Saturday January 28, 2012
February is a good time to be in Peru, with carnival celebrations breaking out across the country, the Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria in Puno and, for all ... Read More

Dengue Outbreak in Ucayali Department

Friday January 27, 2012
A state of emergency has been declared in the Ucayali department of Peru due to rising cases of dengue fever. Since November 2011, more than 1,650 cases have been recorded, ... Read More

The Best of Lima: An Ipsos Apoyo Poll

Sunday January 22, 2012
A few days before Lima's 477th anniversary on January 18, the Ipsos Apoyo polling firm asked residents of the capital how they saw their city. Only 500 people were polled ... Read More

Discover the Best Peru Blogs

Sunday January 15, 2012
I recently put together a list of the best English-language blogs about Peru. Many of them are expat blogs, so they're not necessarily travel-specific, but you'll find plenty of posts ... Read More

Peru and the New7Wonders Cities Vote

Wednesday January 11, 2012
The New7Wonders Foundation has launched yet another voting campaign: New7Wonders Cities. Peru has done well in the two previous campaigns, with Machu Picchu finishing as one of the New7Wonders of ... Read More

Inca Trail to Close for February

Sunday January 8, 2012
If you're heading to Peru in February, don't forget that the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu will be shut for maintenance. No tourists will be allowed on the trail for ... Read More

Do You Spell it Cusco or Cuzco?

Thursday January 5, 2012
Have you ever wondered which is correct: Cusco or Cuzco? When I first started writing about Peru, I decided to stick with the Peruvian spelling of Cusco (with an 's'). I ... Read More

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