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Cusco during the Quarantine
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Thursday July 9, 2020
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On Sunday March 15th in the evening, as we were all preparing for the start of a new work week, we got the shocking national announcement from the president of Peru that we were entering a nationwide quarantine and state of emergency with the closure of all borders by land, air and sea. People in Cusco could not leave their homes, spend time outside; travel and we had to follow a strict and mandatory curfew....
Tuesday October 11, 2016
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New Archaeological Discovery in Cusco
Recently, various government workers were doing maintenance along the Vilcanota River, and they made a new archaeological discovery.

They found the remains of an Incan altar, which was 2.5 meters long and 1 meter wide. Furthermore, the altar weighs 20 tons! ...
Just last month, there was a fire in a church located in San Sebastian, Cusco. After this sad event, the government is asking itself, ´´Are the historic buildings in Cusco in danger of disaster?´´

There are 142 religious sites that the government, specifically the Ministry of Culture, is very concerned about. ...
Friday September 16, 2016
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Chiri Uchu at San Juan de Dios
This typical dish from Cusco is generally served during the Corpus Christi celebrations in June, but also in the beginning of September during the festivities of San Juan de Dios.

The mixed plate is eaten cold and with the hands. Chiri uchu literally means “cold meal” while it exists out of a large number of different ingredients from the regions of the Tahuantinsuyo ...
Tuesday September 6, 2016
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Machu Picchu receives a new route
Peru´s famous World Heritage site Machu Picchu is now accessible through a new route.

Until now, the archaeological site was only equipped with one path used for exit and entrance where it often came to a build-up of crowds. The new route will grant better access as well as safer conditions for visitors, according to the Department of Culture in Cusco. ...
Tuesday August 16, 2016
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Cusco Hosts The Chaski Challenge
For the second year in a row, Cusco will host an event called ´´The Chaski Challenge,´´ a well-known race through the Andes Mountains.

The Chaski Challenge is known as the most important mountain race of Peru. It will take place in the Sacred Valley of the Incas on August 20th. The race will offer three different distances: 80K, 80K Relay, and 30K. ...
Tuesday July 5, 2016
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A new luxury sleeper train in Peru
No more rough nights and bumpy roads with Belmond’s new luxury sleeper train.

Traveling is an adventure which includes long hikes, dirty hostels, bad food and bumpy roads. Roughing it out and experiencing the tougher side of life makes your travel experience unique, this way you get to know the country and make memories that last forever. ...






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