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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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Archeological monuments suffering water filtrations due to rain

According to declarations made by staff of the Dirección Desconcentrada de Cultura de Ancash (DDC), most archeological monuments in the […]

Noise pollution in Huaraz for 99% caused by claxons

A group of teachers and students of the Chao Virú University in Trujillo were to be seen on the main […]

After estimating 8,000 dogs, Huaraz Municipality agrees to tackle stray dog problem

Some tourists ironically call Huaraz the city of dogs and you can´t blame them for that. It´s actually very sad […]

Laguna Palcacocha still without its early warning system

A visit to Lake Palcacocha learned that the lake which caused the 1941 flood in Huaraz and killed approximately 2,000 […]

Heavy rain causes many roads to collapse in Huaraz and Ancash area

The torrential rains that affected the Callejon de Huaylas for the past month have left houses, schools and roads in […]

Certified osteopathy course offered in Huaraz by an Amercian psychotherapist

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed by Danaan Lahey that the International Society of Orthobionomy Peru will be organising a 22-month […]

Meteorologist predicts waterlogging and heavy rainfall in Huaraz

Rafael Figueroa Tauquino predicts more heavy rain for the urban area of Huaraz. Not the news many tourists would like […]

Psychologist: Anxiety is a problem for people in Huaraz’

Psychologist Yalu Palomino Zárate shared her professional point of view on a part of Huaraz society. Having analysed and studied […]

Locals question Huanchaco’s 25th spot in South American beach ranking

In a beach ranking which was created by the FlightNetwork team who talked to over 1,200 travel journalists, editors, bloggers […]

BREAKING: Three Spanish mountaineers and Peruvian guide die on Mateo

An expedition counting four Spanish climbers and their mountain guide from Huaraz (Rubén Dario Alva) was hit by surprise and […]

Early seismic movement awakens citizens Ancash coast

A perceptible tremor of 4.6 on the Richter scale awoke many people on the Ancash shore living in Huarmey, Casma, […]

Baby with 12 fingers and 12 toes born in Chimbote hospital

A beautiful baby was born in the Hospital La Caleta in Chimbote on the eve of New Year. However, when […]

Huanchaco Beach in top 50 best beaches of South America

Earlier this week, the Chamber of Tourism of Huanchaco announced to be proud that Huanchaco Beach was chosen among South […]

Visitors are prohibited to take plastic into Huascaran National Park

William Martínez Shiñquin, head of the Huascarán National Park, announced that they have issued a provision that prohibits the entry […]

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 […]