10 Traveler’s Choice Awards for Tierra Viva Hotels

Posted 27/01/15 by & filed under Sin categoría.

Provide the best service has always been our first priority. Thanks to that, we have been awarded one more time with the Traveler’s Choice Awards 2015, given by the the prestigious travel website Trip Advisor. In this opportunity we received 10 prizes due to different comments from travelers who stayed at one of our 8 Tierra Viva… Read more »

The enchantment of Lake Titicaca

Posted 11/11/14 by & filed under Sin categoría.

The city of Puno and the Lake Titicaca are some of the most astonishing tourist attractions of Peru and South America. Since it is located in the Collao plateau on the banks of the world’s highest lake, this millennial city is considered a wonder of nature. Photography by Un País Mega Diverso Before the appearance of… Read more »

Arequipa’s Picanterías

Posted 28/10/14 by & filed under Sin categoría.

It’s no longer a secret that Arequipa is one of the main cities to enjoy the best of the Peruvian cuisine. This is due to two reasons: the preservation of its traditional cuisine and, at the same time, the innovation in its gastronomy, developing creative and cosmopolitan dishes. Let’s start with the famous “Picanterias” (restaurants… Read more »

Mysteries and stories about the ancient Presbitero Maestro

Posted 20/10/14 by & filed under Sin categoría.

Known as the Presbitero Matias Maestro, the General Cemetery of Lima is considered the first municipal cemetery of Latin America. It was built between 1805 and 1808 in the city’s boundaries and nowadays it’s a neoclassic architecture site where you can appreciate the largest collection of European XIX century marble sculptures of Latin America, which… Read more »

Tierra Viva Hotels is now on Instagram!

Posted 21/02/14 by & filed under Sin categoría.

Living is not only about sharing significant moments of adventure and emotion, enjoying a great view from a terrace, a sunset or a special welcome, it is also about surprising yourself with the many touristic attractions and festivities that our magical Peru has to offer. For that reason, Tierra Viva Hotels, has decided to enter… Read more »

Around Lima in 2 days

Posted 07/02/14 by & filed under Monuments and History, Sin categoría.

When it comes to sightseeing in the city of Lima and discovering its rich historical and architectural heritage, the experience can be a great adventure. Spanish colonial houses and archaeological sites contrast with modern tall buildings in a cosmopolitan city. And even though a tour around the Peruvian capital may require a few days, here… Read more »

The Scissor’s dancer

Posted 23/12/13 by & filed under Alive cultures, Sin categoría.

Like if he had been possesed, the danzaq shakes frantically, crashing in the air, with an incredible skill, the scissors. It is said that he has a pact with the devil, that he feels no pain, that he is capable of mediate between man and nature, that he gains strength from the wamanis and the… Read more »

Juanita: The ice girl

Posted 11/12/13 by & filed under Monuments and History, Sin categoría.

In 1995, in the snowcapped mountain of Ampato in Arequipa, Johan Reinhard and Miguel Zárate discovered, buried in the ice, the corpse of 12 year old inca girl that would have been sacrificed in the times of the Inca Pachacutec reign, around 1450 A.D.   Surrounding her there were many “illas” or gold idols as… Read more »