Category: Culture

Percy Valladares making is way to the Cerro Campana. Photo by Victor Corcuera Cueva

Man of Chan Chan, Protector of the Campana

Meet the man who won’t stop fighting to protect the Chimu/ Mochica Culture and the Cerro Campana.

South America street art: Creativity with an urban canvas

A peek at the South America street art movement through some of the most impressive works found in Peru, Brazil and Argentina.

Dancing not optional. Photo by Susie Poulelis/Flickr

Afro-Peruvian music: A frenetic fusion of cultures

Learn more about a music genre with a traditional Peruvian tune and catchy African beat.

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Exploring the Witches’ Market in Bolivia

The Witches’ Market in Bolivia reaches legendary status with travelers in South America.

There are over 70 thousand coffee plantations in Costa Rica

The national drinks of Costa Rica: Coffee and guaro

When you hear the name Costa Rica, you can’t help but think of coffee. Coffee and alchoholic Guaro are the national drinks of this Central America location.

Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer, Brazil’s greatest statue

In Rio de Janeiro, the statue of Christ the Redeemer towers spectacularly over the Brazilian city. Known as Cristo Redentor, it measures 30m (99ft) tall.

Festive Easter celebration in Ayacucho

Celebrating Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Ayacucho

Ayacucho, located in the Peruvian central highlands, is nationally recognized for having the best Semana Santa festivities in the entire of Peru.

Semana Santa in Cusco: An insider’s perspective

Heidy spent her childhood in Cusco and she fondly recalls the days of the holy week filled with traditions and rituals that added special significance.

Brazil Travel: Carnival in Bahia & Recife

There are many reasons to travel to Brazil for Carnival and NOT go to Rio de Janeiro, host to the most popular celebration.