Cusco during the Quarantine
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Thursday July 9, 2020
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 June 16, 2015
Campaign to restore children´s rights in Cusco
June is the month for festivals, celebrations and fiesta in Cusco. However it is also the time to draw attention to local issues like for example children on the streets. ...
The Tambopata National Reserve in Peru was recently hosting the sixth Big Day, an initiative organized by Promperu, which aims to advert bird watching within the framework of ecotourism while guiding visitors through protected areas of the reserve. ...
The famous new York writer Pam Grout visited the Inca town of Machu Picchu in Cusco last week. Grout is the author if the best sellling self-help book “E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments to Prove your Thoughts Create your Reality.” ...
News from Cusco: Cusco´s regional government along with a group of tour operators are campaigning to the United Nations to have them recognize a part of land from Choquequirao - a ruined Inca city in La Convención Province of the Cusco Region – to Machu Picchu a biosphere reserve. ...
Tuesday April 28, 2015
New tourist experience planned for Machu Picchu
A plan has been recently approved to give the tourist experience at Machu Picchu in Peru a revamp. The ambitious new plans have called for a “dramatic reconceptualization” of the tourist infrastructure of the site estimated to cost $14.6 million. ...
Friday April 17, 2015
Cusco´s Plaza de Armas is now traffic free
A pilot program has been put in place since March making the Plaza de Armas a traffic free zone. Before around 1,500 vehicles would pass through the plaza every hour. ...

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