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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...
Thursday October 30, 2014
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Remembering the deceased in Cusco
On the 2nd of November the people of Cusco honor their deceased loved ones. This ‘Dia the los muertos’ is a national holiday. It is believed that the souls of ancestors and loved ones come to visit earth. ...
Thursday October 30, 2014
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A New Archbishop in Cusco
Monseñor Richard Daniel Alarcón Urrutia has been named Archbishop by Pope Francis. The new Archbishop of Cusco is the former Bishop of Tarma. ...
Wednesday October 29, 2014
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Cusco’s Halloween & The Creole Song
Every year on October 31st Cusco celebrates not only Halloween, but also the day of the Creole Song. These two parties co-exist and are celebrated together ...
Tuesday October 28, 2014
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Police puts 18 children under custody
Last Friday evening at around 10.30 pm, 18 children were put under custody. During operation ‘Captación de Menores’, the minors, which met in internet booths located on the Plaza de Armas of Cusco ...
The British magazine ‘Wanderlust’ and connoisseurs of travel literature rewarded Cusqueño Efraín Valles Morales to be the best travel guide in the world. He received this title in London. ...
Monday October 13, 2014
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2 Israeli dead after rafting accident
Two missing Israelis are now confirmed dead after a rafting adventure on Peru’s Apurimac River, south of Cusco. The raft tipped over carrying the two Israelis together with six other tourists. ...






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