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Solar Train to Connect Argentina and Cusco
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Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Argentina and Cusco just became a little bit closer. Starting in the northwestern part of the country, in the province of Jujuy, there will be a solar train that will run its course to Cusco, Peru. This is the first solely touristic train in Latin America and the second in the world to run on solar power. The process of completing the railroad and its logistics is a long and complicated process...
Cusco will most likely host the World Potato Congress in 2018. A ministerial resolution will be released in the next days to establish a working group to plan and organize the event.

Peru’s annual potato production has increased to 4, 7 tons, makingg Peru is number 12 in Latin-America among the largest producers in the world ...
During the Travelers’Choice Awards 2016 on Tripadvisor the famous historic site of Machu Picchu in Peru has been voted Best Landmark.

The minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism proudly announced that the World Wonder in Peru has earned millions of votes from TripAdvisor’s digital users. And therefore earned the first place in the top 25 world’s best landmarks. ...
Traveling by train is a wonderful way to see a new place. It is a unique and unforgettable experience to pass by gorgeous landscapes. In fact, the travel magazine Lonely Planet made a list of the best places to travel by train, and Peru was one of these top locations. ...
Thursday May 12, 2016
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The Sacred Valley Brewing Company Shines
The Sacred Valley Brewing Company from Cusco has recently gotten a lot of publicity for its award-wining brews. Peruvians and tourists alike flock to this site for their famous beers.

The Company was started by three friends, Louisa de Heer, Juan Mayorga, and Joe Giammatteo. They say that their idea originated in Oregon, when they were all attending a bluegrass concert. ...
Wednesday May 4, 2016
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Kick-off Inti Raymi 2016
Last week, on 27th of April the big opening of the important Inti Raymi festival took place in one of the most important churches/temples in Cusco, the Qoricancha.

Inti Raymi is the festival of the sun and takes place the 24th of June. ...
By many indigenous communities of South America, particularly in the Andes, the Goddess Pachamama or Mama Pacha (Quechua: "Mother earth, mother cosmos") is regarded as a personification of the mother earth. This figure is seen to give life in many ways, she also nourishes, protects, communicates through rituals with her “children”, as well as mediates between the upper and lower world. ...






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