Julio's Wood Carving Workshop in Ollantaytambo

By Emma Park, Marketing and Communications Volunteer at Awamaki Awamaki offers four different types…


Raffle Winners!

A big congratulations to the Giuliani family of Mercer Island, Washington for their winning ticket…


Lady in the Sacred Valley

After two lovely days in Machu Picchu, it was time to head back to Cuzco. But when my train…


First Impressions by Wes Newbury

By Wes Newbury To be fair, neither my words nor my pictures will…


Falling in Love with Peru

By Sarah Hahn, Awamaki  Health Volunteer There is nothing like leaving a place to make you…


Weaving on the Andean Backstrap loom

  Weaving on the Andean Backstrap Loom One of the tour programs offered by Awamaki is the…


Queso Helado, the stuff of my dreams

During my recent trip to Arequipa, I fell in love with Queso Helado.  Directly translated, it means…


Journey to Machu Picchu and Waynapicchu

The Machu Picchu ticket office in Aguas Calientes, Peru closes at 9pm, and our train pulled in at…


Ollantaytambo Festivities

The "port" at Ibochote waiting for the boat our Robinson Crusoe hideout drying out on…


Quy

Anyone who has traveled to Peru has heard of the infamous dish “quy” or as we call it in the U.S.,…