Month: September 2016

What is Cancha?
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26 September, 201628 November, 2017

What is Cancha?

Our “Canchita” You don’t have to be so long in Peru and get to introduce to our “cancha”. You will find it in almost all restaurants while waiting for your food to be served, there’s no Cebicheria  (how we called the restaurants that prepared the popular dish Cebiche)  that doesn’t offer Cancha, because it is...

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9 September, 201628 November, 2017

Cuisine: Preparing your own peruvian “Causa”!

Our popular dish “Causa” comes from the Quechuan word ‘Kausaq,’ meaning “that which gives life.” During the colonial period the newly arrived Spaniards adapted many of the native foods and combined them with foods they brought from Europe, creating the distinctive Peruvian cuisine that exists today. “Causa”; is one of these hybrid dishes: It is...

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6 September, 201628 October, 2017

Cotahuasi Canyon – Arequipa.

The Cotahuasi canyon is located in La Unión province, one of the remote provinces in the Arequipa region and with a depth of 3,535 meters is considered deeper then the Colca Canyon, however not as deep as some canyons in the Himalayas. The canyon itself is an impressive gorge carved by the river passing between...

Introducing the Colca canyon!
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2 September, 201628 November, 2017

Introducing the Colca canyon!

The 100km-long Cañón del Colca is set among high volcanoes (6613m-high Coropuna and 6310m-high Ampato are the tallest) and ranges from 1000m to more than 3000m in depth. For years there was raging controversy over whether or not this was the world’s deepest canyon at 3191m, but recently it ranked a close second to neighboring...