River Deep, Mountain High
From the Amazon to Japan, Peru's largest city has flavors you won't find anywhere else.
"I felt so far removed from the boiling cauldron that is the Bayou City in summertime, but I knew that the mountains were exactly where I wanted to be."
The piquant lunchtime bites conjure memories of Peru.
Why visit a freezing cold lake at the top of the Andes? Because you've never seen islands like these.
Plus: the salt pools, hot springs, real-deal markets and amazing ruins you shouldn't overlook on the way there.