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Peru

Bartender pouring a pisco sour.

Peru

Peru cocktails: Sweet and sour

Katrina Lobley Katrina Lobley falls under the influence of alcohol-free cocktails in a temporarily dry Peru.

South America

I want to be in South America

Colorful beach umbrellas and bathers on Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Katrina Lobley No longer just the domain of backpackers and the brave, South America has something for everyone, writes Katrina Lobley.

Worldwide

Continental gifts

Two happy young women with coconut drinks, Ipanema Beach, Rio, Brazil.

These seven Traveller writers spend their lives crisscrossing the globe. Here are their ultimate three-week itineraries for the continents they know best.

Peru

In deepest, darkest Peru

Lake Sandoval, Tambopata National Reserve, Peru

Ben Groundwater Plunging into the Amazon rainforest, Ben Groundwater finds wonders aplenty.

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Photo galleries

Clowning around in Lima

Clowns sit together before marching in Lima, Peru, Saturday, May 25, 2013. Hundreds of professional clowns dressed in colorful costumes, wigs and face paint marched through the streets of Lima to celebrate Peruvian Clown Day. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Hundreds of professional clowns dressed in colourful costumes, wigs and face paint marched through the streets of Lima to celebrate Peruvian Clown Day.

Condors of Colca Canyon

Condor flying above Colca Canyon, Peru.

Condors are the world's heaviest flying bird. The endangered birds nest in the Colca Canyon - once consider the world's deepest at 3200 metres from mountain top to valley floor.

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Travellers Tips

South America

Latin for beginners

Ipanema Beach Rio de Janeiro soccer girls

It's a continent that can be intimidating and other-worldly, but it's never, ever dull, writes Steve McKenna.

Best in travel

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Woman, Beirut, Lebanon, pool hotel

Once deep down in the urban dumps, these cities have bounced back from the brink of becoming no-go destinations, turning tumultuous pasts into tourist drawcards.

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Map of Peru

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