Experiences

Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel - Peru

Top wildlife sightings of the month at Inkaterra

We’ve had some wonderful wildlife sightings across our Inkaterra properties in the past month. See below for some of our highlights and unique stories from Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel.  Make sure to check back here every so often, as we’ll be giving you our top sightings from the past month. Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo […]

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Birding Rally Challenge

The Rutland Birdfair

Last weekend, bird fans from all over the UK flocked to the 25th Birdfair, held at the Rutland Water Nature Reserve from 16-18 August. Over the three days, 350 exhibitors and thousands of visitors were welcomed through its gates, including celebrities such as TV favourite Bill Oddie, to peruse the stands and enjoy an extensive program of […]

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Cabo Blanco: A Sea Worth Saving

Sixty years ago this week, Louisiana oilman Alfred Glassell Jr. became a fishing legend. In the sea of Cabo Blanco, Peru, on board a yacht baptized ‘Miss Texas’, he caught a Black Marlin that weighed 1560 pounds, a historical record that was filmed for the Hollywood adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the […]

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Peru Independence Day

Peru Independence Day – Felices Fiestas Patrias!

This weekend marks the celebration of Peru Independence Day. Peruvians throw parties and hold patriotic celebrations to remember the Declaration of Peru’s Independence by José de San Martín on July 28th 1821.  Across Peru, even in remote communities, homes fly the Peruvian flag from the start of July. It is customary for all Peruvian houses, […]

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Photo credit: Paul Winch-Furness

Competition to win Ceviche new cookbook ‘Ceviche Peruvian Kitchen’

We’re pleased to announce an exclusive competition for all our loyal followers! You could be in with the chance of winning a copy of the new cookbook Ceviche Peruvian Kitchen from Ceviche London. For the first time, Peruvian restaurateur and cook, Martin Morales, whose top London restaurant Ceviche opened to enormous critical and commercial success in 2012, […]

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Fitzcarraldo

Anniversary of Peruvian inspired movies Aguirre, Wrath of God and Fitzcarraldo

This year sees the anniversary of two major movies set in Latin America: Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972) and Fitzcarraldo (1982). Inkaterra shares a very special link with the films, as founder Jose Koechlin was the Peruvian producer of both productions. Director Werner Herzog won the Best Director award for the film Fitzcarraldo at the […]

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A journey at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

A Journey with Inkaterra

For many travellers, it’s all about the journey. The act of getting from one place to the next is where the fun is. Looking out at passing towns on a train or meandering on a boat through glistening waters gives you time to ponder and reflect on where you have been and where you are […]

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Anaconda Walk

Inkaterra launches Walking to Wellness Programme

The human body is designed to thrive in a ‘natural’ environment. It’s worrying then that we’re experiencing the largest global exodus from rural areas to cities in history, with an estimated five million to be ‘geographically cut off from nature’ this year (Spa Finder Wellness Report 2013).  With ‘nature deficit disorder’ a new buzz-term, and […]

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The year of the quinoa at Inkaterra

Inkaterra celebrates the Year of the Quinoa

The United Nations recently declared 2013 “The International Year of the Quinoa,” and in celebration, we’re sharing a recipe of one of our most popular breakfast dishes: Quinoa pancakes. Quinoa is a highly versatile, gluten-free grain native to the South American Andes and is known for its great nutritional value, as well as its good […]

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