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Flavours of Peru

Peruvian cuisine is world-renowned for being something special, and if you've tried it you'll understand what all the fuss is about. If you haven't, then you have the perfect excuse to read on and try out one of the below recipes! Peru is divided into three geographical regions: coast, mountains an... Read more»

Posted in: Recipes
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Seven Worlds, One Planet - where was it filmed?

'Seven Worlds, One Planet' hosted by Sir David Attenborough first aired Sunday 27 October 2019 at 6.15pm on BBC1. Each episode of the seven-part series focusses on a different continent and launched with Antarctica. The series was four years in the making and set out to showcase the true character... Read more»

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Sue revisits Peru and stays in Explora Valle Sagrado

Peru has never failed to impress me, it was one of the first countries in Latin America I ever visited and with the combination of wonderful scenery, amazing Inca ruins, the steamy Amazon, welcoming people and good food too, I wasn’t going to decline the opportunity to return. In a country with such... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Lizzy in Peru - Andean Explorer train and Lake Titicaca

As I mentioned in my last post ( I was lucky enough to travel in real style on the Belmond Andean Explorer train days after it started operating. After the overnight journey, which was a real treat, I had a wonderful day on La... Read more»

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Lizzy returns to Peru's Inca heartland

When asked which my favourite country in South America is I struggle and generally list my overall highlights rather than a specific country, but if pushed I think Peru might just top my list, and certainly it is the country I would recommend for a first time visitor to South America interested in c... Read more»

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Belmond Andean Explorer trains

Belmond (previously Orient-Express) introduced a new luxury sleeper service in Peru on 4 May 2017, which we describe below. At the time the existing train (which confusingly had also been called the 'Andean Explorer') was expected to stop operating, but it turns out that it will still run, see separ... Read more»

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Are potatoes going out of fashion?

Over 400 years ago Sir Walter Raleigh returned from the Americas and the common potato was introduced to our nation - thus the British love affair with the Peruvian vegetable commenced. Now it seems we are falling out of love with this larder staple. According to The Times, as a nation, we are eatin... Read more»

Posted in: News, Recipes, LF blog
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Easter holidays 2017 - a collection of 18 day itineraries from Last Frontiers

For just 9 days leave you can head to Latin America for an epic 18 day Last Frontiers adventure, maximising on time out of the office and making the most of the rare opportunity to spend 18 days away over the Easter break. Departing Good Friday (14 April) you won’t need to be back at your desk until... Read more»

Posted in: News, Press releases

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