| Jul 8, 2013
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;...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:01 PM
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,...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:16 PM
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,...
| Jul 24, 2011
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...
| Jul 24, 2011
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...
| Mar 18, 2012
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.
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| Feb 21, 2012
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...
| Feb 28, 2012
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.
| Feb 3, 2011
Most people, when they think of Panama, come up with Panama hats (although these well-known hats are really made in Ecuador) and, of course, they associate the country with the Panama Canal, a modern-day marvel connecting the Caribbean Sea to the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 2:04 PM
An Indiana sports fan in every way...Jeremiah Johnson is fulfilling a life-long dream to broadcast sports in Indianapolis.
Growing up in Peru, Indiana, Jeremiah never missed a local sportscast...while his Tigers weren't featured often on Friday nights,...
| Feb 27, 2011
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-...