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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...
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
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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
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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. ...
Interesting news for travelers in Cusco and in Peru. The OPECU, the Peruvian Agency for Consumers and Users, has informed that Peru has now one of the fastest mobile internet download speeds in South America ...
Tuesday April 7, 2015
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Peru’s oldest living woman died
Peru’s oldest living woman called Filomena Taipe Mendoza, died last month, after living for 117 years. Born in Huancavelica on December 20th in 1897, Filomena owed her longevity, according to herself, to a lifestyle abundant in natural food. ...
HigLast October Manú National Park in the Amazon of Peru was proclaimed the most bio-diverse area of the world by TEAM, Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring. UNESCO also recognizes this honor. Unsurprisingly, Manu is under threat of destruction on various fronts. ...






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