PARIWANA BLOG

Puerto Maldonado - Capital of Biodiversity

Puerto Maldonado is the gateway to jungle gems like Tambopata National Reserve and Lago Sandoval, but most people pass through in a hurry, never getting the hang of the town and hating every minute of it.


This is what it means Pariwana!

By Morgan Addams

My first week in Lima was a disaster. Lost the woman I loved, and she took all my money with her. One day I shall tell that story, but not today. Instead I will tell you a little bit about the Hostel I now call my home in Lima.


Tarma in the mountain ranges of the Andes

Curving down from the highlands, the bus goes from the treeless heights through winding roads that eventually plop you in the flowery city of Tarma. Indeed, if you arrive during Peru’s springtime, you’ll see terraced landscapes of blue, purple and white flowers. The city itself is called the “City of Flowers”.


Camana in the Offseason

Camana is a popular tourist destination, but not for most international backpackers. During the summer months of December through March Peruvians flock to this bustling south coast town, flooding downtown hotels and hostels, filling the beachfront accommodations and saturating the beachfront.


Calendar List of Festivals in Peru

A perfect way to make your trip worth all the time and money is to coincide it will one of the country’s national or regional festivals.


Awakening in the Peruvian Paradise

Peru is an immense country of diverse culture, gastronomy, and people. You simply can’t satisfy yourself completely unless you somehow figure out how to see the entire nation.