Spanish School Peru: AMAUTA

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Spanish School AMAUTA in Cusco, Peru is the best place to learn Spanish in Peru. We provide in-depth Spanish lessons and a cultural immersion experience for everyone. Our students step outside of the Spanish classroom to enjoy the Peruvian culture, make Spanish-speaking friends, and travel in Peru. During or after your Spanish lesson, you can, volunteer in Peru where you will really get the chance to improve your Spanish language skills and give back to the Peruvian community.

Here at the AMAUTA blog, we aim to keep our Spanish alumni, current and future students, and anyone who is interested in Peruvian and Latin American culture, the most relevant information about what is happening in Peru. We´ll post fun articles about our Spanish School in Peru, Tips to learn Spanish, how to get the most out of your Spanish classes in Cusco, advice on how to prepare for your trip to Peru, life in Cusco, Peruvian cuisine, Peruvian festivals, what to do in Cusco, and much more.

After reading our blog, you’ll know exactly why you want to study Spanish at AMAUTA Spanish School in Peru! Hasta pronto!

11 sitios para visitar y cosas para hacer en el Valle Sagrado

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22May
11 Must-Visit Sites & Things to Do in the Sacred Valley, Peru

11 sitios para visitar y cosas para hacer en el Valle Sagrado

A solo una hora en auto desde Cusco, el Valle Sagrado de los Incas en Perú lleva el nombre por la importancia que tuvo para el Inca, cuyas ciudadelas en ruinas y antiguas terrazas agrícolas se encuentran a lo largo del curso del valle. Es un lugar impresionante para visitar, flanqueado por montañas serradas y abundancia de maizales que crecen junto al río Urubamba que fluye a lo largo del fondo del valle. Para cualquier visitante a Cusco, el Valle Sagrado de los Incas es un lugar imperdible en su viaje a Perú.

De camino a la épica fortaleza inca de Machu Picchu, evite solo pasar por el valle sagrado y, en su lugar, pase unos días explorando uno de los mercados artesanales más grandes y dinámicos del Perú (more…)

Mijn geheime plekje in Cusco

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21Mar
My Secret Spot in Cusco

Mijn geheime plekje in Cusco
Hoeveel artikelen heb je gelezen met de “Top 10 Spots in Cusco”, toen je jezelf aan het voorbereiden was voor je Peruaanse avontuur en Spaanse cursus in Cusco? De meeste laten een lijst zien met de meest bekende ruines, kerken of musea die je, “zeker niet mag missen!”.En dat is ook zeker waar. Maar heb je al van deze geheime plek gehoord?

Hoewel je voor de meeste ruines het “Boleto Turistico” (toeristen ticket) nodig hebt om naar binnen te mogen gaan, is deze plek gratis en het is ook nog eens heel dichtbij het centrum van Cusco! De Templo de La Luna (Tempel van de maan) is ongeveer op 45 minuten loopafstand verwijderd van het Plaza de Armas, en toch lijkt het heel goed verborgen. Als je zin hebt in wat beweging en wilt genieten van een mooie dag in de omgeving van Cusco dan moet je echt deze tempel bezoeken!
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My Secret Spot in Cusco

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09Mar
My Secret Spot in Cusco

My Secret Spot in Cusco.
How many articles in travel books have you read on the “Top 10 sites” in Cusco, while you were preparing your trip for your Spanish immersion course in Peru? Most of them feature a list of the most famous and well known ruins, churches or museums that “you should not miss!”. But have you heard of this secret spot?

Although most ruins require the “Boleto Turistico or Visitors Ticket” to enter, this site is free and is also close to the city center of Cusco! The Templo de la Luna (Temple of the moon) is about 60 minutes walking distance from the Plaza de Armas and yet seems to be well hidden. If you feel like doing a bit of exercise and want to enjoy a beautiful day in the Cusco countryside, you should take a look at this ancient temple!
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Quick Guide to Cusco´s Tourist Ticket

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30Aug
Quick Guide to Cusco´s Tourist Ticket

Quick Guide to Cusco’s Tourist Ticket

There are many impressive things to see and do in and around Cusco. This makes Cusco such a great destination for Spanish courses in Peru.

Cusco, the old capital of the Inca Empire, offers great options for trekking and other adventure sports such a rafting, hiking, mountain biking, mountain biking and so on. But the most important are probably the many Inca ruins and traditional culture.

While not everyone has the time or inclination to visit them all, other people will try to fit in as many as possible. The Tourist Ticket or Boleto Turistico is likely to be necessary at some point as a number of the sites do not offer single entry tickets. It is also an economic way to see the sites if you are keen to visit many or all of them during your while learning Spanish in Cusco. (more…)