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Chocho – The most beautiful Andean Super Food

Chocho is one name for the native Peruvian plant Tarwi. Also known as the Andean Lupin, this plant flowers into remarkably stunning blue and purple flowers, making the whole crop look like a sea of indigo fire. Its popularity comes … Read More

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Birding in the Shadows of The Cordillera Blanca Giants

Birding Near Huaraz It’s hard to imagine anywhere more dramatic for bird watching than among the large glaciated peaks of the Cordillera Blanca, just outside of Huaraz. The area is rugged, and for birders visiting Peru the up-close views of … Read More

Cordillera Blanca Glacier

Acclimatization Guide for Visiting the Huaraz Area

Elevations of the Cordillera Blanca & Huascaran National Park The Andes in Peru reach soaring heights. In Peru, the word breathtaking takes on a dual significance: describing both the stunning scenery as well as the shortness of breath many travelers … Read More

Trail and Mountain Running in The Cordillera Blanca

Trail or Mountain running is taking a strong hold in the Cordillera Blanca (Huascaran National Park) just outside of Huaraz is becoming more and more popular. In the Southern Cordillera Blanca, the pristine Valleys (Quebradas) and farmlands lend themselves to … Read More

How to Pack for Cordillera Blanca Day Hikes & Treks

Weather in the Cordillera Blanca The Lazy Dog Inn Mountain Lodge is located at the base of the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, near Huaraz. We are on the border of Huascaran National Park, a Natural World Heritage Site, and the … Read More

Laguna Churup, Cordillera Blanca

Best Day Hikes Near Huaraz

Best Day Hikes from The Lazy Dog Inn Some of the best day hikes just outside of Huaraz are located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range next to The Lazy Dog Inn Mountain Lodge. The Southern side of the Cordillera … Read More

The Cordillera Blanca

Orientating Yourself to the Cordillera Blanca The Cordillera Blanca is part of the Andean chain and spans 200KM or 124 miles, running South to North West.  Home to some of the highest tropical glaciers in the world the range has … Read More

Horseback Rides Near Huaraz

Horseback Rides Huaraz Finding a quality horseback ride in Huaraz and the surrounding area can be difficult if you would like to connect with your animal as opposed to just sitting on a horse. Not only do we provide training … Read More