Object Mythology Travel Stories: Visiting Taquile Island & Traditional Peruvian Textile

One of the main highlights from our recent to Peru was our visit to Taquile Island.  Located approximately 45 kms from Puno and only accessible by motorboat we were mesmerized by the local people and learned a lot about their culture and way of life. We arrive by motorboat onto the island and trek a […]

Object Mythology Travel Stories: Uros – The Floating Islands of Lake Titicaca

During our recent trip to the city of Puno, we took a day trip to Uros Islands to learn more about the Uros tribe – which dates back to pre-Incan culture.  The Uros live on islands made of tortora reeds and rely on tourism and local resources to survive.  Speaking primarily Aymara, although a few […]

Object Mythology Travel Stories: Condors in the Colca Canyon

Object Mythology Travel Stories:  Condors in the Colca Canyon

One of the main highlights from our recent trip to Peru was our adventure to Cruz del Condor in the Colca Canyon to see the Andean Condor.  Located about three hours from Arequipa, Colca Canyon is approximately 4,160 meters high (13,000 feet above sea level) and was once considered the deepest canyon in the world. […]

Object Mythology Travel Stories: Celebration in Town of Cañuahuas, Peru

Object Mythology Travel Stories:  Celebration in Town of Cañuahuas, Peru

After a few days in Arequipa, Peru we headed to by car to Chivay.  A three hour drive through the vast open space of the Pampas Cañuahuas we enjoyed seeing many vicuñas, alpacas, llama and sheep grazing in the open air.  We were lucky enough to come upon a celebration in Town of Cañuahuas where the […]

Object Mythology Travel Stories: Culinary Highlights from Peru

For those of you who know me, I can be convinced to travel anywhere and do almost anything for excellent food. In recent years, Peruvian food has gotten some serious attention with the popularity of its most notable chef Gaston Acurio who now has over 28 restaurants around the world. On our recent 8-day travel […]

Object Mythology Travel Stories: Highlights from Peru

Object Mythology is excited to be kicking off our Travel Stories series with our most recent trip to Peru! We’re heading back to New York tonight and we can’t wait to share our adventures and experiences including everything from meeting the locals, taking in the sights, eating and drink in some at some of the […]