Arequipa celebrates founding anniversary this month

August 2, 2010

The month-long celebrations marking the founding anniversary of Arequipa began Sunday, August 1, with a colorful and lively parade of more than 1000 costumed dancers and musicians. On Sunday morning, hundreds of locals and tourists took to the southern city’s streets to watch the dancers and floats coming from the surrounding provinces of Castilla, Condesuyos, […]

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Belgian Kanakna to broadcast Amazon river program in Europe

July 28, 2010

Belgium-based production company Kanakna is shooting a TV program along the Amazon River’s route through Loreto region in northern Peru since mid-July, reported the regional government, which supports the project through security measures. Kanakna is shooting episodes in Barrio Florido town, Belen market and an entertaining center located in the Iquitos– Nauta highway. After completing […]

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Arequipa’s Colca Canyon a land of superlatives, says Hello magazine

July 27, 2010

To visit the Colca Canyon in Peru is to discover a land of superlatives: the second deepest canyon on the planet, it’s home to the magnificent Andean condor, a New World vulture with the largest wingspan of any land bird, and one of the world’s longest living birds, said Hello magazine. From Arequipa, the road […]

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Gastronomic festival in Arequipa to gather 3,000 people

July 24, 2010

Around 3,000 people will attend the V Gastronomic Festival “Del buen comer y del buen beber” to be held in Arequipa on July 24th seeking to revive the regional culinary tradition. The festival is organized by students from Tourism and Hotel management Professional School of Universidad Nacional de San Agustin (UNSA) who will showcase typical […]

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