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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 included in Lima Travel Guide by Post and Lee

The Lima Travel Guide written by Colin Post and David Lee features advice from expats in living Peru, and an unbiased view on topics such as weather, festivals and events, money, and tourist visas. There are descriptions of neighbourhoods such as San Borja, Chorrillos, Miraflores and Pueblo Libre, as well as areas to avoid, for […]

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Local guide shares search details and reveals that Jesse Galganov was last seen in Taullipampa

Earlier this week, the editor of The Huaraz Telegraph spoke with Beto Pinto Toledo, manager and founder of local tourism […]

Meet cebiche de chocho, Huaraz’s hearty food icon

Perhaps one of the most popular local dishes of Huaraz, yet one which is often overlooked by travellers, is cebiche […]

Local newspaper spreads painful fake news on Jesse Galganov

What was announced as a huge scoop on the front page of the Friday morning edition of local newspaper Prensa […]

No visits to Pastoruri Glacier; access road closed until the 29th of December

Jesús López Gómez, head of the Huascarán National Park (SERNANP – Huaraz) informed the press and agencies in Huaraz and […]

Memories of the 76th anniversary of the glacial lake outburst of 1941

In 1941, while Europe was suffering the deadliest military conflict in history in absolute terms of total casualties, Huaraz and […]

Priest involved in US pedophile scandal now preaches in Chimbote

Last night, Cuarto Poder, a journalistic research programme broadcasted on America T.V. (channel 4 in Peru) revealed that a priest […]

Sport Rosario extends contracts and will participate in the Copa Sudamericana

On Sunday the 3rd of December, the last matches for the Clausura Tournament of the Primera División were played and […]

Weather expert warns Huaraz will not be spared from waterlogging

University professor and local meteorologist Rafael Figueroa Tauquino lamented that despite of the warnings realised by the Santiago Antúnez de […]

Traditional System of Corongo’s Water Judges become Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The Traditional System of Corongo’s Water Judges (Sistema de Jueces de Agua de Corongo) is inscribed on the Representative List […]

Human excrements, plastic bags and remains of food found on Huascarán

The team consisted of eight specialists from the National Research Institute of Glaciers and Mountain Ecosystems (INAIGEM) which between August […]

Researchers confirm Huascarán is actually 11 metres lower than previously assumed

Since 1873, nine measurements of the south and north peaks of Huascarán have been made estimating all different heights. The […]

A brief history of Mataraju; Peru´s tallest mountain

Mount Huascarán (in Ancash Quechua language: Mataraju, ‘Twin Nevados’), is a massif located in the Western Cordillera of the Andes, […]

Dutchman seeking to educate Peruvian citizens and farmers about climate change

Henk Smeenk is a Dutch man with a mission: to help farmers in developing countries face the challenges of climate […]

Huaraz suffers heavy rainfall and a minor 3.6 magnitude earthquake

Huaraz, capital of Ancash region endured heavy rainfall for about an hour yesterday afternoon. The rainfall caused waterlogging in several […]

Contrasting fortunes in 2017 for Sport Ancash and Sport Rosario

With just two games remaining of Peru’s Segunda División, Sport Ancash have been relegated into the abyss of the Peruvian […]

Cracks in Peru’s tallest mountain are caused by climate change, say researchers

A research team spent five days ascending the dizzying heights of Peru’s tallest mountain on a scientific expedition to record […]

Jesse Galganov´s father praises local police and indicates not to give up

Canadian citizen Jesse Galganov has been missing for 51 days and sadly, the search for him has not yet resulted […]

Polish family of mountaineer who died in Ojos del Salado thanks rescue guide from Huaraz

Agnieszka Cruz-Koniak, daughter of the Polish mountaineer who died on Volcano Ojos del Salado (located on the Argentina-Chile border) earlier […]