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  • Documenting stories of Lima, Peru, in photographs

    Michael Robinson Chavez, Los Angeles Times Peru is the reason I became a photographer. It was 1988, and a friend had given me a camera and the manual on how to use it. I arrived in a country in the midst of a civil war and mired in chaos. I was hooked;...
  • Perú doblega 1-0 a México con gol de Guerrero

    <b>Per&#250;  doblega 1-0 a M&#233;xico con gol de Guerrero</b>
    Paolo Guerrero anotó su segundo gol del torneo a ocho minutos del final y le dio el viernes a Perú una victoria por 1-0 sobre México que lo mantiene bien encaminado en la Copa América. Perú, que venía de empatar 1-1 con Uruguay con otro gol de Guerrero,...
  • Amazon basin cruise

    Amazon basin cruise
    It's 9 a.m. and the piranhas aren't biting. No matter. Our skiff is backed up to a banana tree in the flooded Amazon River basin of Peru on this warm and sunny morning, and pink dolphins are putting on a show a few feet in front of us. Yes, pink dolphins,...
  • The road less traveled to Machu Picchu

    The road less traveled to Machu Picchu
    Our first view of Machu Picchu was from across a cloud-covered valley. My daughter Betsy and I had hiked three hours in air so thick that you could cut it with a machete. We were exploring the partially restored Inca ruins of Llactapata with our...
  • Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?

    Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?
    At the top of the mountain, where an attendant will take your $46 ticket, foot traffic is steady and cellphone reception is excellent. At the bottom of the same mountain, the town teems with pizzerias, tourists chatter in half a dozen languages and a...
  • Cuzco, Peru, travel information

    THE BEST WAY TO CUZCO From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Cuzco is offered on LAN, Aeromexico, American, United, Delta and Copa. Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, are $766-$786. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below...
  • Go away with Kambri Crews

    Go away with Kambri Crews
    When bill collectors called the Crews house, they talked to Kambri, the hearing child of deaf parents. Today, Kambri Crews, a 40-year-old author, having watched her charismatic father beat her mother, tells her compelling life story filled with love, hope...
  • Go away with Darley Newman

    Go away with Darley Newman
    There are many lifestyle shows about travel, but Darley Newman has tapped into a unique niche. The host, writer and producer of the Emmy Award-winning PBS series "Equitrekking," has combined her love of exploring with her passion for horses. "I think...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams

    La Rinconada: Peru's city of dreams
  • 100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8

    100 facts for 100 years of Machu Picchu: Fact 8
    In July, Machu Picchu, Peru's biggest tourist attraction, will mark its 100th anniversary of rediscovery. Hiram Bingham III, a Yale professor, came upon the vine-covered ruins on July 24, 1911. Here, then, as we lead up to the century mark, are 100-plus...