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5 Countries to Participate in Restoration of Inca Trail
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Wednesday October 18, 2017
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Technical teams from the Qhapaq Ñan Project in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru are participating today in an important practical workshop for the conservation of the Inca Trail. Restoration work will be carried out by the teams on the Chinchaysuyo road, particularly on the Hawkaypata-Izcuchaca section.

During the workshop, the teams will restore the stone walkways and walls...
Thursday October 22, 2015
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New Cusco Airport
Thanks to the new Cusco airport – that is supposed to be completed in 2020 in the small town of Chinchero, travelers to Peru will fly directly into Cusco from the United States, without landing first in Peru’s capital Lima. ...
Wednesday October 14, 2015
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A new frog species has been discovered in Cusco region
The new species was discovered by park ranges, specialists of the area, and researchers who were conducting a routine biological study in the Lacco region of Cusco in the national sanctuary of megaton. ...
A new initiative was launched under the direction of Decentralized Directorate of Culture of Cusco (DDCC), calling for Latin American classics to be translated into Quechua. The project aims to promote the native language of 3.6 million Peruvians. ...
Monday August 24, 2015
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Parts of Machu Picchu to close in April 2016
In April 2016 the 2 mountains of Machu Picchu will be closed to visitors while important maintenance work is done, the high amount of traffic on these paths making the work impossible under normal circumstances. ...
Monday July 6, 2015
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Machu Picchu: 7 years of World Wonder
On July the 7th it’s seven years ago that Machu Picchu has become a new world wonder. The municipality of Cusco wants to celebrate this with a no working Holiday for the general public, private institutions and for commercial services. ...
The Peruvian government is taking important steps in order to improve the preservation of its ethnic diversity and the languages.
The Peruvian Ministry of Culture published the first stage of data to be included in the newly launched Official Database of Indigenous or Native Peoples. ...






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