For weeks classes were suspended in Peru due to a controversial teacher’s strike. After long and intense negotiations teachers are back at work, students returned to school and the contentious education reform is back on track. Everything good? Nowhere near.
Last Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Latin America Ceremony of the World Travel Awards, the “Oscar of the Travel Industry" that acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence in the tourism industry, took place at the Riviera Maya in Mexico.
The organization of the Mistura 2017, South America’s largest gastronomic fair, was quite chaotic so far. But now with a new location and a new date it seems everything is on track again and the first more concrete details are announced.
During colonial times often referred to as the “City of Gardens”, today the Peruvian capital Lima could rather be name city of concrete, asphalt, dirt and dust. Accessible green urban spaces and trees are rare and mainly concentrated in the “better” districts such as San Isidro, Miraflores and San Borja.
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After years of unrest, violence, poverty and uncertainty in the 1980s and 1990s where everyone who could, left the country. Over the past 2 decades Peru made enormous progress and developed into a politically and economically stable country with huge growth rates often topping its neighbors on different levels.
Over the past years Machu Picchu has seen an increasing number of local and foreign visitors. Today Peru’s most popular tourist attraction receives on average about 4000 people per day, during peak season this number goes up to more or less 7000.
Today the Peruvian Gastronomy Society, Apega, announced that the Mistura 2017 not only has a new location as we reported in our article “Mistura 2017 moves to Rimac”, but will be postponed until the end of October.