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Peru has varied landscapes: the Andes mountains, rainforest, and the plains and valleys near the coast. And Machu Picchu, the famous 15th century Incan ruins, is just one of the ancient ruins to be explored in Peru.

Below, you can find Matador’s articles on aspects of life and travel in Peru like the best time to visit, volunteering, the day in the life of an expat, tube hunting in Lobitos, Peruvian drinks guides, and how to learn indigenous languages.


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