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The Raw and Colorful World of Guru Verde

By Agnes Rivera Spirulina blue. Pitahaya fuchsia. Activated carbon black. The roster of ingredients utilized by Guru Verde crosses as many color spectrums as the raw desserts do specialized diets. Raw, vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, low-carb, keto. Let’s just say this family-owned company is for non-binary tastebuds and we are in […]

All About Hauran/Arin

These two charming towns are tiny, but they’ve become highly popular with expats and people from Peruvian cities for some reason. Consequently, there’s now an abundance of houses designed and furnished to ‘Western standards,’ and there’s a warm, welcoming community here. There’s also more and more to do, from going […]

All About Calca

Calca is a very pretty town, characterised by two wonderfully appointed squares, side by each. Both are heavy with flowers, sculptures and ancient trees, and are divided by a charming colonial church and market. The town is still highly authentic, with little tourism. There’s a bus station that takes travellers […]

All About Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo is best known as being ‘the last Inca village’. Indeed, much of the architecture and infrastructure the Inca left behind is still intact in this attractive little town located at the western end of the Sacred Valley. It may be two and a half hours by bus from Cusco, […]

All About Urubamba

At 53 km from Cusco, Urubamba is one of the fastest growing towns in the valley, and with good reason. As the largest town in the Sacred Valley, it’s packed with great cafes, bars and restaurants, and it’s also perfectly located between Cusco and Machu Picchu. Although it was once […]