Sign on road to Huaca de la Luna (temple of the moon) archaeological site.

Matt Munro

North Coast

This staggering shore has some of the world's best surfing and plenty of tanned travelers to keep you company. It's also home to a jaw-dropping array of archaeological sites, colonial cities and evocative desertscapes straight out of Mad Max. In this land of rock and desert sand, you'll also find a few verdant valleys, while Peru's only mangrove forests cling for their lives up north.


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