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Lima´s Jorge Chavez International Airport among worst in the world

Online travel agency eDreams, that offers deals in regular and charter flights, low-cost airlines, hotels, car rental etc. has evaluated the 2016 reviews made by its customers to create the ranking about the best airports in the world. In total, more than 65,000 opinions were submitted by eDreams users and Helsinki-Vantaa in Finland was considered […]

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At last: route to Llanganuco and Lag. 69 soon to be improved

It sounds too good to be true although on the other hand it´s incredible that the road towards the most visited site in Ancash in 2017 is still not paved. In 2013, the former dean of the College of Graduates in Tourism in Ancash, Alejandro Solis Neyra gave an insight into the public investment and […]

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Miracle in Huaraz as its cathedral finally seems to get finished this year

After 47 years of waiting and several misleading announcements on the culmination of the cathedral of Huaraz, the building that borders the Plaza de Armas in Huaraz finally seems to get finished. The original cathedral was destroyed by the 1970 earthquake that hit Yungay, Huaraz and other places in the Callejón de Huaylas but the […]

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Trujillo, Huaraz and Iquitos not of interest to South American tourists

According to Diego Castro, Country Manager of the booking website Despegar.com, Peru received most South American tourists from neighbor country Chile. The website has created a top 8 of most visited cities in Peru by South American Tourists and Nazca, Trujillo, Huaraz and Iquitos are not on it. Lima, also known as The City of […]

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Limited access to the Pastroruri Glacier until the end of March 2017

Due to adverse climatic conditions in the Huaraz region, the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), through the Headquarters of the National Park Huascaran established a new entry schedule for the Glacier of Pastoruri. The changed entrance times of the area are in accordance with the tourist use and recreation regulations […]

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Mexico has the most interesting historical sites, Peru best gastronomy

Colombia´s people are the friendliest, Mexico has the most interesting historical sites and Chile is the safest country for its residents. These are some of the outcomes of an investigation by Ipsos Peru, which is part of the global market research and a consulting firm Ipsos Group S.A with their headquarters in Paris, France. In […]

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Incredible but true: Fountain at Parque del Periodista over 10 years without water

The Huaraz Telegraph was tipped by the Patriotic Society Faustino Sanchez Carrión-Luzuriaga Mejía that almost all fountains in our city are without water. This was hard to believe at first being so close to the mountains and our city´s focus on tourism. However, a small investigation and walk past only some of the main fountains […]

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Disagreement on expansion of local Anta Airport near Huaraz, plea to a Museum of Glaciers and Mountains

The head of the Ministry of Culture, Jorge Nieto Montesinos, and the Vice Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Rogers Valencia Espinoza, agreed to that it would be interesting to construct a Museum of Glaciers and Mountains in the city of Huaraz. Both men were attending an important meeting called “Tourism, Culture and Andean Mountains […]

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Condoms, marijuana and empty beer bottles rife at archaeological site of Waullac

The archaeological site of Waullac, located in the village of Antaoko along the Paria River at two km east of Huaraz at 3,100 metres above sea level is an archaeological site that belongs to the Wari period (600 AD). It has an area of one square kilometer and was declared Cultural Patrimony of the Nation […]

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Cleanup work executed at laguna Willcacocha by Huaraz Municipality

In just a couple of years, the lagoon Willcacocha has become one of the region´s most popular day hikes. The lake located in the Cordillera Negra near the community of Santa Cruz is located at 3,745 metres above sea-level counts with a 12,819 m2 surface and is characterised by its water scarcity and diversity of […]

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28 people in Ancash killed by mudslides and effects of heavy rains

According to an official report delivered by the Regional Government of Ancash and the Center of Emergency Operations (COER) Ancash, […]

Limited bus transport between Lima and Huaraz possible from tomorrow

Great news for the many tourists and Peruvians that are stuck in Huaraz. A quick round along some of the […]

Update on situation in Huaraz; still inaccessible but 60 people got shipped out

The Huaraz Telegraph was informed that approximately 60 people boarded a Police-owned aircraft to be taken to the nation`s capital. […]

No transportation possible between Huaraz, Lima and Trujillo, tourists stuck

The heavy rainfall that is occurring in the Ancash area has significantly affected six main access roads to different villages, […]

Lima´s Jorge Chavez International Airport among worst in the world

Online travel agency eDreams, that offers deals in regular and charter flights, low-cost airlines, hotels, car rental etc. has evaluated […]

Tourist Police Huaraz finds back stolen suitcase of Brazilian tourist

On March 6th Brazilian Felipe da Silva thought to check-in at a local tourist hostel located on Jr. Ladislao Meza […]

Passengers on Julio César bus assaulted by hooded criminals en route to Lima

A bus of the company Julio César leaving Huaraz at 11:15pm was stopped on the way near Chasquitambo – Pativilca […]

Newton Fund interested in supporting valuable scientific research in Ancash

The Newton Fund, so states the website of the British Council, promotes the economic development and welfare in partnering countries, […]

Animal abuse in Peru: men force donkey to enter the cargo hold of a bus

Images of men forcing a defenseless donkey to enter the cargo hold of an interprovincial bus have caused furor among […]

15 giant carved marble sculptures exhibited during Easter

In the past, Easter (Semana Santa in Spanish) marked the start of the ´high season´ with many national tourists mainly […]

Aspirant guides from Huaraz on their way to Bolivia for international expedition

During Friday´s press conference at the Casa de Guías the local press were given more details about the international mountaineering […]

Spectacular downhill skateboard championship to be held this weekend

On the 4th and 5th of March, the province of Asuncion in the department of Ancash will be hosting one […]

Huaraz based Sport Rosario surprise package in National Summer Tournament

Sport Rosario is representing Huaraz at the highest tier of the Peruvian football pyramid and until so far they have […]

Argentine citizen hurt as interprovincial bus burns down completely in Tortugas

The accident was registered on Wednesday at 4 o’clock in the morning at the height of km 396 near the […]

South African finally a free man after completing 12-year-long prison sentence

While others might have celebrated Valentine´s Day, the 14th of February was celebrated by Charles Lewis Cornelius for other reasons. […]

Huaraz based teacher Juan Raúl Cadillo winner in Ibero-American contest

A new and great achievement for teacher Juan Raúl Cadillo León, who in December last year was selected  among the […]

South African prisoner hospitalised and badly ill 13 days from release

A couple of days ago we got a phone call that Lewis Charles Cornelius was taken to the hospital Victor […]

Cruz del Sur bus crashes partly into discotheque in Huaraz centre

On Sunday at around 10:30 pm, a bus of the company Cruz del Sur rushed out of its terminal colliding […]