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Indian delight in Huaraz, Chilli Heaven to offer delectable new dishes

Those who have seen and eaten too many pizzas and for a day, like to skip the traditional Peruvian dishes such as ceviche, pollo a la brasa and pachamanca, Chilli Heaven in Huaraz offers the solution. The tiny restaurant located in the tranquil plaza of Parque de Ginebra, less than a block from the main […]

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Creperie Patrick celebrates 30 years of service and is still going strong

In 1986,  Patrick Bertrand from Orleans in France opened the doors of the first creperie in Peru; Creperie Patrick located on the main street Luzuriaga in Huaraz. Although from origin a machinery technician, when he was young he used to like to cook. Opening the restaurant was an easy decision because after falling in love […]

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Quinoa, the superfood that keeps on giving

For farmers in the Andes the month of June is a special month. It is the month of harvest that includes the harvesting of the fruits of the land, which according to the type of farming involves different activities and traditions, for instance harvesting the grains of the quinoa. After they are cut and gathered […]

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National flavour – The history of Inca Kola

Stepping off a ship in the port of Callao in 1910 a British immigrant-couple, called the Lindleys, was starting a new life in the Americas. Little did they know that they’d become an integral part of Peru’s national identity by creating one of the greatest modern Peruvian icons.  The young couple established themselves in the […]

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A Facinating Experience With Emolientes

What are Emolientes? Well it’s 10 am and I haven’t been sick or had diarrhea yet after trying them the previous night so no complaints so far. If you ever wondered what drinks they were selling on the street and why then this is the article for you. Emolientes are a variety of warm drinks […]

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INAIGEM announces cooperation agreement and construction of Museum of Andean Mountains

The Ohio State University in the US and the INAIGEM (National Institute of Research on Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems) signed […]

Update: Two rescue teams have headed out to search for Canadian tourist

The editor of The Huaraz Telegraph has spoken to the head of the Tourist Police in Huaraz, Major Godofredo Vargas […]

Update: Still no traces of Jesse Galganov, local authorities all informed

Sadly, there are still no traces of Jesse Galganov, the Canadian citizen who went missing at the end of September. […]

Urgent: Canadian tourist missing and last seen in Huaraz

Jesse Galganov

The Huaraz Telegraph was contacted this morning by Magda Fernández who informed us that Canadian citizen Jesse Galganov has been […]

Lima among the five most dangerous cities in the world for women

According to the ranking of the foundation of the international news agency Thomson Reuters, the insecurity that women live in […]

‘London to Lima Gin´, made of water from the Cordillera Blanca exported to London

On October 6th, I sat down to lunch with Alex James, and his wife and business partner Karena De Lecaros-Aquise […]

The conquistador´s daughter and the Incan princess of Huaylas

This is the story of two very powerful women who lived in the ancient towns of the Callejon de Huaylas […]

Huaraz-born trail runner named Huascarán National Park ambassador

Hernán Henostroza Gamarra from Huaraz informed The Huaraz Telegraph that he was officially named ambassador of the National Park Huascarán. […]

Park rangers National Park Huascarán trained to monitor wild birds

Peru’s National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), and Cornell University’s Ornothology Laboratory (CLO), have collaborated in […]

Flagging down a taxi in Huaraz; what to expect

Catching a taxi in Huaraz is quite an easy process and it shouldn’t take much longer than a couple of […]

Flor Cuenca Blas conquers second eight-thousander; Mt. Manaslu

At 08:40 local time, on September the 28th 2017, Peruvian native Flor Cuenca Blas summited Nepal’s Mt. Manaslu, which rises […]

Huaracino’s son to become chess grandmaster

On September the 26th 2017, Peruvian chess player José Martinez Alcántara won the World Youth Chess Championship for the U18 […]

Match review: Sport Rosario (0 – 1) Alianza Lima

The Estadio Rosas Pampa almost reached its 18,000 capacity for the high profile visit of Club Alianza Lima, Peru’s oldest […]

Charles Lewis Cornelius: Seven months on the outside

After 12 years in prison, of which five in Huaraz´s Víctor Pérez Liendo Prison for attempting to smuggle 17kg of […]

¨Huaraz could suffer an earthquake magnitude 8 on the Richter scale¨

The head of the Civil Defence of Huaraz, David Paredes, issued a grave warning last week that it was possible […]

Chacas, a “painted” town in danger of losing its beauty

Chacas a small town in the Peruvian Andes in the Ancash Region, behind the highest mountain peak called Huasacarán. It […]

Alternative tourism: Football crazy in Huaraz

I’m a big sports fan and my obsession with coordinating my trips around football fixtures has allowed me to share […]

First anthropology field work experience in the Callejón de Huaylas 1984

The following is an excerpt from Patricia J. Hammer´s first attempt at ethnography in Carhuaz. In 1984 I came to […]