Nearly everybody has a recollection of a senior high school globe history course as well as the lesson on the excellent Inca Empire that extended down the west shore of South America in the 16th century until the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors. Fewer people understand that in the high Andean mountain and plateau region of southeast Peru, the city of Cusco was the religious, political as well as commercial center of the great Inca Empire. Still fewer recognize that along with being loaded with archaeological sites and historic places; Cusco has an exciting nightlife, bar, as well as restaurant scene that is as extreme and varied as its background.
Virtually every traveler that visit Cusco directs to the stunning Machu Picchu citadel, the world famous “lost city” of the Incas. Furthermore there are incredible archaeological sites like Pisac and Ollantaytambo, and various other locations in the beautiful Sacred Valley. The design in the main square of Cusco is all spectacular with a colonial work performed in brick. For those thinking about culture, one just need browse through the main square on a Sunday and venture right into the Cathedral to view a Sunday mass, or capture one of the vibrant parades that begins there and ultimately goings down winding brick side streets.
Going down those exact same streets in the evening will bring you face to face with young touts in the streets attempting to offer you the virtues of their certain night facility, whether it be a typical Peruvian restaurant, disco, night club, or bar. Those who enjoy late nights have to beware not to miss their early morning tour itinerary, because the clubs are open basically all nights every night of the week. For those who wish to do a night on the Cusco old town with a Peruvian style, you can start with fresh piece of trucha (trout) and a sopa a la minuta (soup with noodles, meat, veggies, flavors) at a typical Peruvian restaurant. Later on, you can try a tasty Pisco sour or a Cusquena beer at a local bar, as well as complete it off dancing salsa and listening to live songs (in Spanish) at one of the nightclubs.
In other words, Peru uses a vast range of opportunities for adventure and enjoyment. Cusco is probably one of the best locations in Peru to take a wide variety of that experience. And remember, the first night you are in Cusco, just take it easy, Cusco is at 11,000 feet over water level.
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Washington Farfan is the CEO of Peruvian Connection Tours and Expeditions, a company established to escort people on singles and also group journeys all around Peru. Washington has traveled all around the world and now lives in Cusco.