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.,…


Take a Ride on a Combi

Combi Taking a Combi is one of those experiences every “Gringo”, aka foreign/white person, should…


Overheard in the Combi

Awamaki director Noah Silber-Coats shares this tidbit of local culture… Earlier today, while riding…