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Pisac, Peru: Street Food

by gigi on May 18, 2010

Jenkins and I were about to start making our way to Ollantaytambo in Peru to start the Inca Trail portion of our trip. But first, we took a tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas before we went on the trail. It was pretty fascinating to see all the Incan ruins and to get […]


Cusco, Peru: Jack’s Cafe

by gigi on May 13, 2010

While Jenkins and I were waiting in Cusco to start the Inca Trail portion of our trip, we had the opportunity to try quite a few restaurants. One restaurant that definitely wasn’t Peruvian in its cuisine but was consistently recommended was Jack’s Cafe. According to the guidebooks we read, it was quite popular with expats […]


Cusco, Peru: Chez Maggy

by gigi on March 30, 2010

For some odd reason, pizza seems to be quite popular in Peru. Almost everywhere we went in Cusco, there seemed to be a pizza place. My uncle had noticed this when he went to Peru a few years ago as well…so even though we were a bit skeptical, we figured we would give the pizza […]


Cusco, Peru: La Yunta Restaurante

by gigi on March 28, 2010

A long time ago now, in October 2009, Jenkins and I went to Peru. I’ve been a bit delinquent on posting about our trip so here’s my attempt to kick-start that process again. If you’d like to catch up on my trip reviews thus far, here are my posts about the Amazon portion of our […]


Puerto Maldonado, Peru: Dinner in the Amazon

by gigi on December 13, 2009

Jenkins and my first dinner on the Amazonian leg of our trip came after our boat ride to look for alligators that lived near our eco-lodge. After such an exciting experience, we were definitely hungry and ready to eat something tasty! You’ll notice that must of my pictures are quite dim as there were hardly […]

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Jenkins and my first stop on our Peru trip was at the Corto Maldes eco lodge in the Peruvian Amazon. I really enjoyed this leg of our trip and I think it was a great first stop to get us immersed in Peru. One good thing from a food perspective was that all the food […]