PARIWANA BLOG

Feliz Patrias in Arequipa

Arequipa is an old place that holds close to its Spanish roots.It’s a city in a valley with three massive volcanoes (Misti, Chachani & Picchu Picchu) that have been the focus of folklore and tribal wanderings across cultures past and present.

Puerto Maldonado - Capital of Biodiversity

Puerto Maldonado is the gateway to jungle gems like Tambopata National Reserve and Lago Sandoval, but most people pass through in a hurry, never getting the hang of the town and hating every minute of it.


Pariwana hostel Lima

In active Lima you can find our trendy backpacker hostel right in the epicentre of very safe Miraflores, The hot-spot where everything happens in Lima.


This is what it means Pariwana!

By Morgan Addams

My first week in Lima was a disaster. Lost the woman I loved, and she took all my money with her. One day I shall tell that story, but not today. Instead I will tell you a little bit about the Hostel I now call my home in Lima.


Tarma in the mountain ranges of the Andes

Curving down from the highlands, the bus goes from the treeless heights through winding roads that eventually plop you in the flowery city of Tarma. Indeed, if you arrive during Peru’s springtime, you’ll see terraced landscapes of blue, purple and white flowers. The city itself is called the “City of Flowers”.


Camana in the Offseason

Camana is a popular tourist destination, but not for most international backpackers. During the summer months of December through March Peruvians flock to this bustling south coast town, flooding downtown hotels and hostels, filling the beachfront accommodations and saturating the beachfront.