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Alice Gore

Where have you just come back from?

Volunteering on a dig outside Cusco, discovering the best wines in Argentina and Chile and walking through Southern Patagonia

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Where’s the most authentic Peruvian cuisine, in and out of Peru?

Pachapapa, San Blas, Cusco – exquisite alpaca, corn, Andean potatoes… and guinea pig, cooked over an open fire

 

Where are the buzziest markets?

Centro Artesanal Cusco an enormous market stuffed with wonderful Peruvian craft works, everything from llama models to jumpers and San Pedro, enormous market with absolutely everything from souvenirs to avocados

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To get the best surf, head to Huanchaco, northern Peru – longest left hand wave in the world, the water is freezing

-Alice Gore

Best travel advice?

Probably my mother’s mantra: never travel without a smart dress, you never know when you might be invited to the opera…

 

When to throw out the map?

Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonia, either the Circuit Trek or W Trek, with an ice hike on the glacier for good measure!

 

Best pit-stop to indulge in the best wine?

Bodega Fournier, Alfa Crux 2007, Valle de Uco, Mendoza

 

Must learn one-liner to get by?

Puede ser un Pisco Sour?

 

What’s on your hit list?

Travelling from Arequipa to Cusco on the Andean Explorer Train, a three day – two night journey taking in the breathtaking scenery and contrasted by a stop at Lake Titicaca

 

What should you never travel without?

Marmite, sketch pad and pencils

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Never travel without a smart dress, you never know when you might be invited to the opera…

-Alice Gore

Best travel apps?

Vamoos and Triposo (Travel Guide)

 

Why Plan South America?

Because of the hampers, books and Spotify playlists we send our clients and the feedback we get from them after a trip

 

Where is your next adventure?

Edinburgh Festival

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