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Colca Canyon of Peru

The Golden Triangle, Hawaii Hulu, and Bizarre Peruvians

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine, home to the best travel stories from wandering book authors. We journey to two remote destinations and two well-known ones. James Dorsey heads to the Burma section of the notorious
Real de Catorce Mexico

It Was a Very Good Year (of Travel)

I’m obviously not a country counter. I traveled to a couple dozen destinations this year but didn’t go to a single country I haven’t visited before. That’s perfectly fine though since most countries have plenty to see and do beyond whatever
Machu Picchu Peru

How Much Does It Cost to Go to Machu Picchu?

One of the seven wonders of the world and by most accounts the most popular tourist destination in South America for foreigners, Machu Picchu is on the list of almost every first-time visitor to Peru. If you look at Peru’s advertising
Cusco restaurant

Cusco, Peru on a Budget (Takes a Little Work)

Peru gets a lot of travelers, from budget backpackers to “money is no object” luxury travelers ticking off a box on their bucket list. Because of Machu Picchu being named one of the wonders of the world and Peru seemingly unable
Huaynu Picchu hike

The Toughest Two Hours in Peru

I’ve done a lot of hiking in Peru. I’ve gone on the Inca Trail, done the Salkantay Trek, and just finished up a version of the Lares Trek. But the hike that made me the most uneasy is one that up