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Hotel San Sebastian and 13 Búhos gain spots in newest edition of Rough Guides

Although most travellers nowadays carry tablets, smart phones and even laptops to gather their tourist information while exploring a foreign country, others choose to buy one of the many travel guide books available on the market. Travel guide books provide a backpacker with all of the travel information you need in a single book and […]

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Huaraz guide booklets analysed by a former publisher

Since a month ago, Huaraz has two printed tourist guide booklets. The first one is the 15th anniversary edition published by Mauro Olaza and is called The Map Guide Huaraz Peru (TMG), and a newcomer to the publishing market is The Ancash Tourist Guide (ATG), published by Fredy Cristhian Huallpa Bueno. We asked former American […]

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Gilmer Ernesto Sanchez presents magazine with stories and legends on touristic sites

Many members of AGOEMA (Asociación de Guías Oficiales Especializados en Montaña – Huaraz Ancash), AGOMP (Asociación de Guías Oficiales de Montaña del Perú), ARGOT (Asociación Regional de Guías Oficiales de Turismo de Ancash) and AGMP (Asociación de Guías de Montaña del Peru) celebrated Tourist Guide Day in Huaraz. On the 12th of June every year, […]

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First tourists spotted with brand-new ninth edition of Lonely Planet

In August 2015 we were happy that Alex Egerton took some time off his busy schedule while he answered some questions with regard to the elaboration of the ninth edition of the Lonely Planet for Peru. Alex confirmed that it took him almost four weeks to cover the length and breadth of the region from […]

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The Rough Guide to Peru picks LLanganuco on list 28 things not to miss

The Rough Guide to Peru was published in October 2015 and is written by authors Kiki Deere, Anna Kiminski, Phillip Tang and Greg de Villiers. According to its website it covers the country in-depth from the jawdropping attractions of the Macchu Picchu, Lake Titicaca and Colca Canyon to Lima’s endlessly hip restaurant scene. Rough Guides’ […]

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Lonely Planet confirms the inclusion of several new hotels in its ninth edition

As Huaraz is such a small place, we quickly found out that Alex Egerton, the successor of Kevin Raub (responsible for the information on Huaraz in the previous edition of Lonely Planet), was in town. We were happy Alex took some time out of his busy schedule to give us a short interview. We asked […]

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SERNANP releases guide in English about natural protected areas in Peru

The National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (SERNANP) released an interesting guide in English for Peru´s foreign tourists. The guide released in a compact format contains handy maps, stunning photographs and complete information about all the natural protected areas in Peru. The guide has 365 pages and is printed on recycled paper and […]

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Great guidebook on biking and hiking through the Cordillera and Huayhuash available

Neil and Harriet Pike at the proud English authors of Peru’s Cordilleras Blanca & Huayhuash: the Hiking & Biking Guide. The couple met trekking in Chilean Patagonia in 2002 and together discovered a love for exploring the natural world on foot. They hiked extensively in Europe and Asia before buying bikes in Istanbul and cycling […]

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The Huaraz Climbing Guide: ¨a must have for climbing and boulder fanatics¨

We knew about it a year ago, and we are happy that it won´t be much longer before Huaraz and the climbing world are enriched with The Huaraz Climbing Guide. As the title suggests it is a guide that will have all the information about climbing in and around Huaraz. We conducted an interview with […]

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THT meets the Pikes on bikes in Huaraz

The Huaraz Telegraph has had the pleasure of meeting a number of cyclists journeying through Peru, among them James Hall and his wife who cycled 12,000km and were running out of brake pads until James´ sister sent them some from home. Also on the road were Harriet and Neill from the UK. These die-hard adventurers […]

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Huaraz bodybuilder to participate in Joe Weider´s Mr. Olympia Amateur, Spain

Willian Cáceres Tarazona from Huaraz will represent Peru at Mr. Olympia Amateur in Alicante, Spain during the fourth edition of […]

Alianza Lima suffers shock defeat in Huaraz against Sport Rosario

An efficient performance by Huaraz-based club Sport Rosario saw the Auriazules overcome a lacklustre Alianza Lima 3-2 at Rosas Pampa […]

Alisa Clamen after completing Santa Cruz Trek: “It felt like I completed something Jesse couldn’t”

Jesse Galganov´s mother Alisa Clamen looked incredibly tired when the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph met her yesterday morning for […]

Jesse´s father keeps his promise and heads to the Santa Cruz Trek

Though one day delayed, at six o´clock sharp this morning, Todd Galganov left Huaraz by private car heading for the […]

Thirty-five people got killed in traffic accidents in Ancash between January and April

In just four months there were already 235 reported traffic accidents in the Ancash region, killing 35 people and more […]

Hotel San Sebastian and 13 Búhos gain spots in newest edition of Rough Guides

Although most travellers nowadays carry tablets, smart phones and even laptops to gather their tourist information while exploring a foreign […]

Without a budget, the Peruvian Army and Police Force start a massive four-day search for Jesse Galganov next week

There are anxious days ahead for Todd Galganov who is getting everything done to prepare for what appears to be […]

A troubled father who deserves the compassion of a city

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Todd Galganov, Jesse´s father for the first time. A […]

Todd Galganov eager to meet either Canadian PM or President Trump in order to find Jesse

Between April 13 and 14, the eighth edition of the Summit of the Americas will be held at Lima, Peru […]

Todd Galganov in tears during dramatic press conference; ¨where is my son¨?

Jesse Galganov, the now 23-year-old backpacker from Montreal, Canada, has been missing for 180 days and sadly, so far there […]

An average of almost two Peruvians per day go missing in Peru; never to be found

On the 8th of February during his television programme Beto a Saber, Peruvian journalist Beto Ortiz shared some  incredibly worrying […]

Trio of female mountaineers to share their experiences in the Cultural Centre

This 17th of February three female mountaineers (Flor Cuenca, Tana Mejía and Malú Espinoza) will share their experiences with amateur […]

Local tourism operator worried about unexpected closure of Hatun Machay

Rosario Pilar Obregón Domínguez´ reign at Hatun Machay keeps worrying local tourism operators. The psychologist from Huaraz was granted by […]

Money or true animal love? ´Rightful owner´ of Wendy claims Steve-O stole his dog

Percy Poma Loli, a 44-year-old businessman from Huaraz caught the attention of the national press claiming that his dog named […]

Lima Airlines becomes seventh national airline operating in Peru; Huaraz not on destination list

Six airlines control the domestic Peruvian air market and now a seventh operator enlists its next entry. Last Saturday, Lima […]

Jesse Galganov´s reward increased up to S/ 100.000 (30.000 U$ approx.)

The return to Peru for Alisa Clamen couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start. She was supposed to arrive […]

Update: Search for Jesse Galganov continued, mother on her way to Huaraz

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed by Gideon Harari from Israel, specialised in intelligence services and investigation, that the search for […]

Unasam inaugurates museum that will exhibit research of its archeology students

With the presence of the main regional and local authorities, the National University Santiago Antúnez de Mayolo (Unasam) inaugurated a […]