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Australian tourists express gratitude for helpful airlift to Lima

The Huaraz Telegraph has been contacted the past week by many people who are wondering what the situation in Huaraz is and if Huaraz can be visited in the near future. We also received a frank message from Michael Gregory and Susanne Heuberger, who wanted to express their gratitude to the Nacional Police for their […]

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Road towards Huaraz interrupted again, local tourism entrepreneurs getting worried

The road between Huaraz and Lima is broken up again due to heavy rainfall in the areas of  Chasquitambo and Hornillos. The Regional Centre of Emergency Operations (COER) has released a press communication stating that yesterday at 4:30 p.m. there have been mudslides again that have damaged the road. The road is currently closed until […]

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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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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 […]

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, […]