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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....
Wednesday March 30, 2016
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Costa Rican President visits Machu Picchu
Peru and Costa Rica are looking to build their relationship and increase the ties between the two countries.

Evidence of this is the visit of Costa Rica´s President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera to Machu Picchu last week. President Rivera ...
Wednesday March 23, 2016
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Chaos at the Cusco Airport
After an airplane ran off the runway on Sunday, March 20th, the Alejandro Velasco Astete airport in Cusco was in chaos. All flights on Sunday were suspended due to this incident. Luckily flights resumed on Monday, but passengers saw intense delays. ...
Tuesday March 15, 2016
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More Peruvians to visit Europe
As the Schengen visa agreement finalizes between Peru and the European Union, Peruvian tourism in Europe is expected to increase. The Lima Chamber of Commerce estimates that the number of Peruvians traveling to the Schengen countries will increase by 50% over the next few years. ...
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. ...






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