1. Puno Tours, Lake Titicaca

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    Puno, Lake Titicaca, Puno Tour, Puno Hotels, Lake Titicaca Tours, Peru Travel, Inca, Uros, Sillustani Burial ground, Taquile Puno Peru is a few hours ride via train from Cusco, and nearby Juliaca airport. Puno is home to Lake Titicaca. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world at about 3,812 m / 12,500 ft, about the size of USA’s state of Connecticut. The border of Peru and Bolivia cuts through the middle of Lake Titicaca. Puno is a trilingual city where people speak Spanish, Quechua, and Aymara. The people of Lake Titicaca live on artificial floating islands made from reeds. They were called the Uros people by the ancient Inca. The Uros have intermarried with the people of Puno and speak mainly Aymara and Quechua. Lake Titicaca tours consist of trips to Taquile Island and the Uros Islands as well. The Inca believed that they were born from the first Sapa Inca king and son of the Sun, Manco Capac, which walked out of Lake Titicaca near Puno. The Inca worshiped the Sun as their god. Manco Capac expanded the Inca Empire within the territory of the ruling Aymara culture which still exists today in Puno. A Puno tour is a great vacation to experience the Inca culture from Cusco and Machu Picchu. Puno hotels range in class from backpacker to tourist to luxury. Puno, Lake Titicaca, Puno Tour, Puno Hotels, Lake Titicaca Tours, Peru Travel, Inca, Uros Islands, Juliaca, Taquile, Peru Travel, South America vacations, cultural tours Visit website for more details and discounts http://www.SolsticeTours.com Enjoy your Peru Tours to Puno Lake Titicaca!

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    • Machu Picchu-Short Virtual Tour Video

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      Machu Picchu, Peru Videos, eco-tourism, Peru-Travel, Inca Trail, Christmas Peru, Cuzco, Cusco-Hotels, Cusco Hotels, Machu Pichu, responsible tourism Safely Guided Travel: http://www.SolsticeTours.com Next vacation, Machu Picchu - Peru, Land of the Inca! Machu Picchu is easy to get to via train. Longer and challenging way, hiking the Inca Trail. Discover the ancient city 8,000 feet above sea level (2440 m). PERU LOCATION: Western side of South American continent. WEATHER: Varies upon region. Mountains, cold & dry. Amazon, hot & humid. Machu Picchu varies during the year from dry to wet due to altitude and proximity to Amazon and Andean Mountains. SAFETY: Safe democratic country. Best to travel with tour guides instead of alone. MACHU PICCHU HISTORY: Constructed by Native Americans - the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu has always been hidden from European invaders. Introduced to outside world in 1911. DESTRUCTION: Tourists wearing heavy boots, littering, jumping around, are causing much concern of the ancient city's survival. TRIVIA: Machu Picchu lies between the big mountain Wayna Picchu. The Southern Cross star alignment hovers above the Incas holy mountain Salcantay that aligns with Wayna Picchu with the Milky Way scattered in the background. Machu Picchu Travel is available with Solstice Tours. Guides, hotels, airport logistics, & insurance included. Peru Travel is the safest in South America. Enjoy a Machu Picchu Tour vacation! Machu Picchu, is also written as Machupicchu. Often times mispelled as Machu Pichu. PLEASE SUPPORT LOCAL RESPONSIBLE TOURISM! FOREIGN AGENCIES DONT PAY TAXES NOR REINVEST IN OUR COMMUNITY. THANK YOU http://www.SolsticeTours.com

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      • Ecotours, Peru Vacation

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        ecotours, Peru Vacation, ecotourism, Cultural Tours, Culture travel, Cultural tours, Peru Tourism, Machu Picchu Vacation, Cusco, Cuzco, Safe Family Travel Ecotours-Peru Vacation Experience a cultural ecotour to Machu Picchu-Peru! Solstice Tours is a Responsible Tourism Company offering Peru Vacations. A local travel cooperative that focuses on ecotours, culture and uniqueness, paying local taxes and supporting community sustainability. Please support sustainable tourism through ecotours, not those that pay $50/year to claim association for Peru vacations. How does a beach vacation compare to a cultural ecotour!? Beach Vacation-Sandy tropical experience to catch sun all day. Have a relaxing time at a cost $350/day. Cultural Ecotour Peru Vacation-Unique experience in a living historical location that 99% of the world doesn't experience. Safe travel exploration cost $200/day. Mainstream Beach Vacation- $350/day Unique Ecotour Vacation to Peru- $200/day Peru Travel Info Tips: http://www.squidoo.com/machupicchuperu We hope to see you! Visit Machu Picchu for a cultural experience and support responsible ecotourism during your Peru Vacations! ecotours, Peru Vacation, ecotourism, Culture travel, Cultural vacation, Cultural tours, Peru Tourism, Machu Picchu Vacation, Cusco, Cuzco, Safe Family Travel http://www.SolsticeTours.com

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        • Machu Picchu Vacations for less?!

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          Machu Picchu, Peru TOurs, Machu Picchu Vacation, Machu Picchu Vacations, Peru Vacation, Peru Travel http://www.SolsticeTours.com Enjoy a vacation to Machu Picchu! The Inca Empire dates back from 900 to 1533 CE. SolsticeTours offers Machu Picchu Peru Vacations and many other tours. The Inca believed that they were born out of Lake Titicaca and populated the Earth, known as Pachamama. Cusco became the Inca capital, & Machu Picchu was a city of the elite along an extensive network of roads spanning the Andean Mountain range of South America. Peru Travel is the best around Machu Picchu and Kuelap. The ancient city of Machu Picchu is located 8,000 feet above sea level and can easily be visited by train, bus, or hiking-Inca Trail! Machu Picchu's discovery is confused by a visit by Yale University's Hiram Bingham. Its documented that people were still living at Machu Picchu upon Bingham's arrival. Solstice Tours is an international travel agency offering personal vacations with multi-lingual guides. Machu Picchu Vacation packages include hotel & flight discounts, and airport pickup. Visit our website for safe & fun Peru Tours! http://www.SolsticeTours.com Machu Picchu vacation, Peru TOurs, Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Vacations, Peru Vacation, Peru Travel

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          • Parque de la Identidad Huanca

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            Huancayo - Peru

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            • Inkaterra Andean Bear Rescue Center - Nature and Conservation (Spanish) Part II

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              Peruvian TV report, Cuarto Poder (Spanish) In recent decades, agricultural development and the growth of the human population in South America’s Andes Mountains has severely affected the natural habitat of the Andean Bear (also known as the Spectacled Bear or the Bear with a Marked Forehead), putting it in danger of extinction. It is considered a vulnerable species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and is included in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It is the only species of bear in South America.

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              • The Super Classico

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                http://www.karikuy.org The biggest domestic match in Peru is played between Universitario de Deportes and Alianza Lima, a rivalry that dates back to 1928. As with other South American Super Classicos, the match is a quite physical and intense spectacle with both sides giving their all to become the winners. The fans can at times be even more fueled with passion and violence sometimes breaks out. The last Super Classico was on March 15th 2009 with Universitario defeating Alianza Lima 1-0 in Alianzas own Stadium.

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                • Caral

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                  http://www.karikuy.org Caral is one of the most ancient cities of the America's and possibly of the entire world, and is a well-studied site of the Norte Chico civilization. As more of the city's secrets are uncovered, archaeologists at the ruins are pressing to make it one of Peru's top tourist attractions. Caral was inhabited between roughly 2600 BCE and 2000 BCE, enclosing an area of 66 hectares. Caral was described by its excavators as the oldest urban center in the Americas, a claim that was later challenged as other ancient sites were found nearby. In this video Julio climbs up the nearby mountain to get a better view of the site. To read more about Caral and the Backpacker Tariy Series visit http://www.karikuy.org/blog .

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                  • The Callán Pass

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                    http://www.karikuy.org The Callán Pass is the route taken between Casma and Huaraz. It's one of those off the beaten track routes that shouldn't be missed, very scenic and exhilarating. The route is made up of a primarily dirt road that climbs to altitudes of 4,622 meters or 13,866 ft above sea level. The trip concludes with a breathtaking view of the Cordillera Blanca (The White Mountains) of the Andes. Best time of year to make this journey is from May to September, for clear skies and no precipitation. You can read more about the Callán pass by reading the Tariy 2009 series at http://www.karikuy/blog

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                    • Casma: Chasing Mountains

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                      http://www.karikuy.org In this clip Julio runs at full speed down the slopes of the Mountains overlooking Casma with his Nieces. Read the fulls story at http://www.karikuy.org/blog . Besides being a charming little town tucked in a fertile valley surrounded by desert, Casma is also the place to stay if you plan on visiting the Sechin ruins nearby. Recent discoveries at Sechin have revealed it to be the most important archeological site in the Americas, The Egypt of this hemisphere. Here lies proof in temples recently discovered that Sechin is in fact the oldest civilization in the Americas dating back to 5000 BC.

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