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Sunflower

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Member since: Wednesday, 21 September 2016
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Founder & Editor in Chief - PeruTelegraph
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I’m a publisher by trade and additionally have a master’s degree in business and tourism. Over 2 decades ago I left home, traveled a lot and lived in numerous countries around the globe; one of these is Peru, which – yes, I have to admit it – I wasn’t fond of at first, but fell deeply in love with over the 10 years I stayed.

Next to traveling and immerging into the lifestyle of my guest country, I love to read, research and share my knowledge. So, writing about my impressions and experiences and getting the facts right isn’t an obligation for me, but comes naturally and from my heart.

I’m always eager to learn more about different (ancient) cultures, their lifestyle, traditions, beliefs and how they are interconnected. And last but not least my respect for nature and its beauty makes me passionate about living a less consume-oriented life and maintaining our biodiversity, which results in my love of the abundance of fresh fruits, veggies and other produce in Peru, which then ends in my kitchen where I enjoy cooking and baking.

Peru with all its beauty and riches, but also with all its flaws, is a very special, here and there even a magic place; and I’m thrilled to introduce you to it and give you an understanding of this amazing country as co-founder and editor in chief of Peru Telegraph.
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According to the latest report of the Peruvian Central Reserve Bank (BCRP) the purchase price in Peruvian Soles of homes per square meter in Lima’s 5 top districts – La Molina, Miraflores, San Isidro, San Borja and Surco – increased 2.6% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same time...

With the aim of better coping with the increasing number of visitors and improving the tourist flow at Peru’s most popular attraction, a further defined system to enter Machu Picchu will be introduced on January 1, 2019.

On October 30, 2018 “The World’s 50 Best” sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna revealed the “Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018” in front of leading chefs, media and influencers at a live awards ceremony in Bogota, Colombia.

Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities

As much of the Catholic world Peru celebrates the Day of the Immaculate Conception on December 8th as a public holiday.

Over the past two decades Peru experienced an economic boom with impressive GDP growth rates, increases in average income and wealth as well as improvements in the overall infrastructure.

All Saints’ Day and Day of the Dead in Peru
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities

As so many other religious festivities in the country the celebration of All Saints’ Day (Día de Todos los Santos Vivos) and All Souls’ Day (Day of the Dead - Día de los Difuntos) is a mixture of Christians elements brought to Peru by the Spanish conquerors and ancient indigenous traditions.

Day of the Creole Song - Dia de la Cancion Criolla
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities

While on October 31 most think of Halloween, Peru celebrates on that day an important part of the coastal culture of the country with the Day of the Creole Song - Dia de la Cancion Criolla.

When it comes to vodka most of us surely think first of Poland or Russia, the birthplace of this spirit. But slowly and surely a small distillery in Peru makes a name for itself as one of the top vodka producers in the world.

Bullfight festival in Lima
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities

November is the time of the year in Lima that many await and lots despise: the Feria Taurina del Señor de los Milagros, the largest bullfight festival in Peru, is held in Lima’s renowned Plaza de Acho.

Day of the Peruvian Cuisine and Gastronomy
Peruvian Public Holidays and Festivities

Each year on the second Sunday in September Peruvians celebrate the Dia de la Cocina y Gastronomia Peruana (Day of the Peruvian cuisine and gastronomy) recognizing the importance and value of the diverse local cuisine in the country and abroad.

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