3 Reasons You’ll Love The Comedor at Treehouse Lodge

My favorite part of Treehouse Lodge is hearing the sounds of the jungle. Whether I am relaxing in my treehouse at the end of an incredible day, walking through the jungle on an excursion, or navigating the calm waters at night, under the star-filled sky, with my private guide, the sounds of the amazon rain forest provide the perfect accompaniment.
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Recipe: Peruvian-Style White Rice

Peruvian Rice Recipe

It may come as no surprise that the best white rice I’ve ever tasted was in Peru as Peruvians eat rice with almost everything making them the most experienced of critics. So, how do you cook peruvian rice that would impress even the most refined Peruvian palette?

Rice: the simplest of foods. Yet, you’ll find it served in countless different ways throughout the world yielding distinct flavors enticing to any tourist.
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What is the Weather Like in Cusco?

Your arrival in Cusco will be memorable. Upon departing baggage claim you will notice a few things: the sun in stronger, the air is crisper, and thinner; you may even feel a shortness of breath. Next, as you approach the historic center of Cusco, you will start to notice a shift in architecture: cobblestone streets start to appear, incan stones begin to show up at the base of buildings and hotels, spanish colonial arches frame the ¨Plaza de Armas de Cusco¨ and surrounding blocks. It doesn’t take long to realize why this city is known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more What is the Weather Like in Cusco?

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What is the Inca Trail?

Machu Picchu is consistently the #1 travel destination in the world. Why? The answer is simple: the experience is mesmerizing and unique. You aren’t merely driving up to the lookout, getting out of the car, and snapping a few photos; you are traveling to the depths of South America, into the heart of the Andes. Stumbling onto the Lost City of the Incas is just one part of the journey. Read more What is the Inca Trail?

San Blas Neighborhood in Cusco

Cusco: city of treasures

In 1533, Francisco Pizarro was in the midst of the conquest of the Incas. After being captured by Pizarro, the Inca Emperar Atahualpa proposed to buy back his freedom by filling a room with gold. The room was 22 feet long and 17 feet wide. It is said that Atahualpa filled the room with gold up to a line 9 feet high. Although that gold was eventually lost, the cultural treasures of the Incas live on. Read more San Blas Neighborhood in Cusco

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What It’s Like To Take The Train To Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu – one of the great historic sites in the world – is famous due to it’s location and it’s aesthetics. Built high atop the jagged mountains of southwest Peru, Machu Picchu seems like a city frozen in time, the lone survivor of the Spanish conquest. It is inaccessible by car; you get there by foot or by train, and both routes are scenic.
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