Erasmus blog Peru

  • "Pepe lucho" the pacarana

    Hello everyone! I hope you’re all well. Today I want to tell you about a curious little animal I met in the Selva Central in Tingo Maria: a pacarana. It's one of the biggest rodents in the world that is famous and loved in the jungle area. This pacarana is called Pepe...

    0 by Mira, one year ago
  • Things you miss when you're far away from Peru

    When you're far away from your home country, you definitely miss things like your family, your friends and the food. But when you were born in Peru, you'll notice that you'll miss a lot more than that. You'll miss things that often went unnoticed in your daily life. As...

    0 by Lauren, one year ago
  • More on Lambayeque

    Hello everybody! I hope that you are all well. In the last post, I shared my experience and places to explore in Lambayeque. However one article is not enough to tell everything, so I decided to write another to tell you what else you can do along the way. Source It is...

    0 by Chloe, one year ago
  • The Lambayeque region, part 1

    Hello everybody! I hope that you are all well. In this post I am going to continue telling you a little about one of my trips to the north of Peru to the Lambayeque region where the capital city is Chiclayo, known as the friendship capital and where you can explore some...

    0 by Chloe, one year ago
  • Get to know the Huaca Centinela from the Chincha culture, with me

    Hey everyone! I hope that you are all well. Today I want to tell you about a place that I remember from I was a little boy. Its name is Huaca Centinela and it is in Chincha, where my mother was born. When I was a little boy, my grandmother took me to this archaeological...

    0 by Chloe, one year ago
  • La Merced, the door to my jungle adventure!

    Hello everyone, I hope that you are very well! Today I want to tell you about the first city that I travelled around on my visit to the Central Jungle of Peru. This city is called La Merced and it is in the Junín district, 6 hours from Lima by bus. This photo is one of...

    0 by Chloe, one year ago
  • Tingo Maria, green jungle of my eyes!

    Hello to all of the lovers of Peru and the world! I hope that you are well today, in this opportunity, dear friends, I want to talk about a Peruvian city that is more of a jungle, known as Tingo María, which is known for its national park that has the same name as the...

    0 by Chloe, one year ago
  • Chincha, the land of the Afro-Peruvian culture

    Hello everyone! I hope you are all very well. Today I would like to tell you about a place that I keep in my heart and that I have a lot of love for, being the land where my mother was born. I am talking about the capital of Afro-Peruvian music and culture: Chincha. One...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
  • My first visit to Pisco, Peru

    Hello everyone, I hope you’re all okay. Today I want to tell you about my experience of visiting one of the most important marine reserves in Peru; it is called the national reserve of Paracas and it is in the Ica region. When I was studying tourism at the Universidad...

    0 by Harriet, one year ago
  • Sunampe (Chincha), land of wines

    Hello everyone, I hope that all of you are well. There are places that are so close to our beloved capital city that we can go to and not spend too much, and they will also give us positive experiences and make us, in some way, more connected to our country. Today I...

    0 by Alison, one year ago
  • A city of colour: Chincha

    Good morning to each and every one of you, I hope you are well during these summer days. This post is going to tell you about the joy of the people of this area as well as a million reasons to come to visit, like its cheerful surroundings, it’s delicious food with the...

    0 by Olivia, 2 years ago
  • Huánuco: A City with the Best Climate in the World

    Hi all! I hope you are very well. Today I want to tell you about a city that I got to know in the region of Huánuco within its capital city that has the same name and is known for being the city of the Knights of León. Huánuco is a city that is located in ​​the...

    0 by Joanna, 2 years ago
  • House of Ballumbrosio

    Hello everybody! I hope that each and every one of you is well. Let me tell you that once there was a man who made the earth tremble when he stomped his feet; this man was called Amador Ballumbrosio. He was a great musician and dancer, representing the Afro-Peruvian...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago
  • The beautiful floating islands of Uros, in Puno

    Hello everybody! Today I would like to tell you about my amazing experience in Puno, the magical floating islands in particular! This is so that if any of you ever have the opportunity to go, don't think twice about it! You can not only venture out to see these islands,...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago
  • Reasons to feel proud of Peru (Part II)

    Hello everybody! I hope that each of you is still very well! So, now we will continue to explore more reasons for us to continue falling in love with Peru! Without further ado, let's continue with more reasons to love the land of the Incas: Reason 5: ancestral cultures...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago
  • Reasons to feel proud of Peru (Part I)

    Dear world, this story started thousands of years ago when our great-great-grandparents started a job that every Peruvian is still working on to this very day. The job was very simple; it was to unite us all. To unite us not only with each other, but also our...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago
  • The Royal Tombs of the Lord of Sipán Museum

    Hello, I hope that each and every one of you is well. Today I want to tell you about one of the best museums in Peru, which has become an obligatory step for those who visit Peru, and especially those who visit the northern part of my wonderful and varied...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago
  • One city, 10 million people and Spanish, how to prepare yourself.

    Why did I choose Lima, Peru? Some background So, when I was in my cosy student city in Norway called Lillehammer, I was looking for a place where I could escape from the crazy winter cold. I had survived my first winter in Norway since the age of 12 and I was not happy...

    0 by Kristina, 2 years ago
  • Tarma: Place of flowers

    Hello everyone! I hope that you are all very well. Today I would like to talk to you about a trip that I made on August Bank Holiday of 2014. We have this Bank Holiday in Peru for Santa Rosa de Lima, the first Patron Saint of America. I decided to go on this trip with...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago
  • Tumbes

    Hello everyone! I hope that each and every one of you is well! On this occasion we are going to continue our journey through Peru, we will travel to the north, directly to the Northern coast of Peru where it borders with Ecuador. It is not only a place with beaches, but...

    0 by Kate, 2 years ago

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