El Huacatay Restaurant Review

When it comes to fine dining, there are increasing options popping up in the Sacred Valley. but one of the first ever such restaurants is el Huacatay. Situated in a jasmine-scented garden in the heart of Urubamba, this small restaurant focuses on modern Peruvian dishes, with locally sourced ingredients – […]

why palo santo is endangered

Why Burning Palo Santo Is A BAD Idea

The scent of Palo Santo permeates the valley. You can catch a whiff in markets, houses, and of course, ceremonies. But did you know the Palo Santo tree is endangered? Bulnesia sarmientoi is native to Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay, and is a fairly small tree, growing between 7 and about 20 […]