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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...
Tuesday March 15, 2016
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Naked tourists in Machu Picchu!
Last week Peru’s Tourism Police officers arrested two tourists in Machu Picchu. They were wandering naked around the popular archaeological site and were held in custody. The two arrested foreign tourists were identified as French citizen Xavier Mariec Eric (28) and British Burton Adam (23). ...
Wednesday March 2, 2016
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Peruvian Ceviche reaches ´Wow´ status
PureWow, an online publication of 4 million readers in the United States, created a list entitled ´´21 Things All Foodies Need to Eat Before They Die.´´ The list detailed 21 foods that can only be experienced to the full extent in their origin countries. ...
Thursday February 18, 2016
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News item: Kacharpari carnival in Cusco
Last Sunday on Valentine’s Day the Kacharpari carnival took place in Cusco. Under the bright rays of sunshine the people of Cusco danced to the traditional music in their colourful outfits.

The event started in the morning in the Plaza de Armas with a colourful parade. This traditional parade marched through the streets and avenues in Cusco. ...
Tuesday February 9, 2016
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Carnival in Cusco
This past Thursday, Cusco celebrated ´´Las Comadres´´, a special day dedicated to celebrating women and friends. People celebrate with dances, typical food, and the famous chicha drink. They also celebrate by spraying shaving cream all across Cusco and by soaking everyone in sight with buckets of water. ...
Tuesday January 26, 2016
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Celebration of Saint Sebastian in Cusco
Last week, Cusco celebrated Saint Sebastian with dances, processions, and mass in the very district that displays his name, San Sebastian.

The celebration took place on Tuesday and Wednesday and was filled with typical dances, fireworks, and church traditions. There was also a parade in remembrance of the Saint. ...
Four new dates have been added to Peru´s school calendar by the Education Ministry of Peru. This will be enforced in both public and private schools.

One of those days is the Day of the Indegenous People and the and the Interculturel Dialogue that will be celebrated on October 12th. ...






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