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A Temporary Exhibition at MNAAH worth visiting

Peru's cultural heritage is immensely varied. With such an overwhelming range smaller, but not less interesting or important parts of the Peruvian culture are often faded into the background. Since ancient times for example musical instruments play an important role in the life of indigenous people in the Andean and Amazon regions of Peru. Back then as today music is not only used to express feelings, but also to accentuate native rituals, ceremonies and festivities.

Showing and explaining these Peruvian treasures to a wider audience the National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History in Lima opens an interesting temporary exhibition about Musical Instruments of the Andean and Amazon Regions (Instrumentos Musicales Andinos y Amazónicos) worth visiting.

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The Largest Food Festival in Latin America is about to start

Finally in just 2 days Mistura 2013 opens its doors. From the 6th to the 15th of September 2013 the largest and most important food festival in Latin America is held on Lima's Costa Verde in Magdalena del Mar.

Mistura brings together small farmers, producers, food sellers, chefs, bakers, confectioners, restaurants, food enthusiasts, Limeños and visitors from all over the world for the country's biggest gastronomic folk festival, all celebrating Peru's rich biodiversity and amazing dishes resulting from it. Next to 10 days full of Peruvian flavors and colors visitors can also expect having a good time with cultural performances like typical Peruvian dances and live music, exhibitions, workshops and much more.

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Enjoy Typical Peruvian Food in Surco this Weekend

The public holiday in honor of Santa Rosa, patroness of Lima, Peru, the Americas and the Philippines, tomorrow grants Peruvians a long weekend. While many will get out of town escaping the grey sky and humidity, those staying in Lima or visiting should enjoy the free days and pamper themselves. What better way to do this than with good Peruvian food and music?

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The Great Popular Cuisine (published by edelnor)

As most of our frequent visitors know we have an absolute dedication to Peruvian food and try to share our passion by frequently publishing new temptations with home tested recipes.

There are some great pages out there promoting the Peruvian Cuisine but sometimes the recipes focus more on the "Cuisine" part then on what in reality the Peruvian kitchen stands for: Great ingredients combined in a delicious way and mostly easily prepared.

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Be Aware and Know How to Avoid Them

In the last few weeks reports about robberies on the main road from and to the airport and drive-by thefts have increased. And even though we already mentioned these problems on our Safety & Security page as well as on our Getting Around with Taxis in Lima page, we once again want to make you aware of it, so your visit to Lima isn't spoiled with something unpleasant like a robbery.

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50% Discount for the Month August 2013

After highlighting PeruDental (one of our first partners in our Medical Tourism section) on our Facebook page the feedback was so positive that Lloyd Andrew Hannis the Office Manager at PeruDental.com responded and came up with a great discount for the month of August. To claim the 50% discount on their cleaning and hygiene pack (valid for the month of August 2013) you have to...

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The Right Soup for Chilly Lima Winter Nights

The sky is grey, the city is shrouded in mist, it's extremely humid, drizzly and chilly - Lima's winter is back. What can be more comforting than a hot, spicy soup right now?

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Spicy Peruvian Onion - Chili Relish

I've spent quite some time in my kitchen last weekend preparing a delicious Peruvian menu. Combining the intense flavors of red onions, yellow chili peppers and lime juice Salsa Criolla is the perfect accompaniment to many Peruvian dishes and just has to be on the table when enjoying an authentic Peruvian meal.

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Enjoy the Simplicity and Freshness of Peru's National Dish

While in Lima winter with grey and humid days is around the corner, in the northern hemisphere summer is beginning; exactly the right time for a fresh and delicious Ceviche full of Peruvian flavors and textures.

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Another Popular Dish of the Peruvian Cuisine

Papas a la Huancaina is probably one of the most popular dishes of the Peruvian cuisine. Combining simple boiled potatoes with a spicy cheese sauce Papas a la Huancaina represent like no other the flavor of Peru.

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