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  • General restaurant food in Peru is ordinarily a lot duller than it's made out to be and mostly revolves around rice, peeled white potatoes and saucy salty meat preparations. Those who search though will find

    Health in a Bowl (and other Andean delicacies)

    General restaurant food in Peru is ordinarily a lot duller than it’s made out to be and mostly revolves around rice, peeled white potatoes and saucy salty meat preparations. Those who search though will find

  • It turns out that palta comes from Quechua and is the name of a people that used to occupy an area in the southern Ecuadorian Andes and northern Peru. When the Incas set out to conquer new...

    Güebones

    It turns out that palta comes from Quechua and is the name of a people that used to occupy an area in the southern Ecuadorian Andes and northern Peru. When the Incas set out to conquer new…

  • You know, Peruvians aren't lying when they tell you that over 3,000 varieties of potatoes are grown in their soils. Potato is called papa in Latin America, not patata!

    3000 Papas

    You know, Peruvians aren’t lying when they tell you that over 3,000 varieties of potatoes are grown in their soils. Potato is called papa in Latin America, not patata!

  • After the epic arrival from Araku, Jagdalpur proved equally moving. Even in the in the late afternoon, the Sunday market (haat) was still in full swing allowing me to push my sampling of fruit even further. Jagdalpur is the administrative centre of Bastar District in south Chhattisgarh. It is a medium-sized pleasant city of about 150,000 inhabitants which also serves as the main economic and transportation hub of the area. I was attracted to Bastar by my book's suggestion that this was a wonderful area, if remote, from where to visit Adivasi (Indian tribal aboriginals) towns.

    Horizon Chasing – Pyrocumulus

    After the epic arrival from Araku, Jagdalpur proved equally moving. Even in the in the late afternoon, the Sunday market (haat) was still in full swing allowing me to push my sampling of fruit even further. Jagdalpur is the administrative centre of Bastar District in south Chhattisgarh. It is a medium-sized pleasant city of about 150,000 inhabitants which also serves as the main economic and transportation hub of the area. I was attracted to Bastar by my book’s suggestion that this was a wonderful area, if remote, from where to visit Adivasi (Indian tribal aboriginals) towns.

  • Thus I boarded the train and nestled in for the epic ride up Araku Valley. One of few trains which bears letter in its serial name, the 1VK links Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh with Koraput district in southwestern Orissa and ends in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh.

    Horizon Chasing – Cumulus

    Thus I boarded the train and nestled in for the epic ride up Araku Valley. One of few trains which bears letter in its serial name, the 1VK links Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh with Koraput district in southwestern Orissa and ends in Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh.