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I’m super passionate about all sports that involve a board, so it comes at no surprise that I regularly find myself standing on a surf-, skate- or snowboard. So when I heard about the possibility of sandboarding in Peru, I was more than excited to try it out. Without any second thoughts I found myself in the desert oasis of Huacachinas, in South-West Peru, just a couple of hours away …

[ Written by guest | 25 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

Once upon a time there were some Incas whose stronghold was a great, hidden village in the mountains of Peru. Peacefully they lived their life up in the mountains, while enemies tried to conquer the area around without ever finding the hidden village.
This is not just a fairy tale; the hidden village, Machu Picchu, still exists and was declared one of the New Seven World Wonders in 2007.
The Inca sanctuary …

[ Written by guest | 25 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | ]

Surfing, bodyboarding and skateboarding? No problem for surfer-dog Osso. Two years ago I had the pleasure to meet this dog and the person, who taught Osso everything- his proud owner Christiano. During my travels in Peru I heard of the small surfer town Máncora, which is situated close to the border of Equador- that seemed like the perfect getaway from my extensive travels through South Peru, where I spent many …

[ Written by guest | 16 Dec 2010 | 3 Comments | ]

Ceviches is a fish dish typically found in the coastal regions of South America. Whilst I was volunteering in Peru it became a staple part of my diet and a dish I love to prepare when I want to eat something a little more exotic. Ceviches can be prepared in many ways but this recipe is how my Peruvian host family taught me to cook it so it’s the one …

[ Written by guest | 24 Oct 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
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