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David Ancca, an actor from Cusco will be the Inca at Inti Raymi 2019
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Friday June 14, 2019
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On June 24th, Inti Raymi will be celebrated, Cusco. Inti Raymi is a traditional religious celebration in honour of the god Inti, which is the God of the Sun. In Cusco, it’s every year a big uncertainty who will be playing the character that gives life to the Inca, which is, of course, the most important role of the whole celebration. The actor who is playing this character must meet many requirements, one of which is to speak the original Quechua language fluently....
Thursday September 18, 2014
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False tour guides reported in Cusco
The association of Official Tourist Guides Cusco (AGOTUR) reported 8 false tour guides. These guides do not have any certification or graduation of colleges or universities. One of the agencies has been closed down, the other 7 are still under the investigation of the public ministry. ...
Monday September 15, 2014
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Yet another celebrity in Cusco: Cindy Crawford
Supermodel Cindy Crawford was in Cusco this last weekend. She was spotted in the Hiram Bingham train on her way to the Andean city. Crawford was happy posing for photos with fans. Her daughter, Kaia Gerber, joined her. The two were set to visit Machu Picchu. After visiting the remains of the Inca site, she flew to Brazil. ...
Thursday September 11, 2014
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This Sunday: Pilgrimage to Señor de Huanca
Each year on September 14th, Peruvians and people from neighboring countries (mainly Bolivia) come to walk the Pilgrimage route of Señor de Huanca close to Cusco. It is a 6 hr hike in the middle of the night. ...
Tuesday September 9, 2014
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Latin American Conference on Space Geophysics in Cusco
More than a hundred scientists and students from Latin American countries started a conference on Space Geophysics this Monday. The tenth edition of this conference is a 5 day event in Cusco. ...
Tuesday September 9, 2014
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The legendary Red Fort near Cusco
Puka Pukara is an interesting site for tourists to visit. It is a military archaeological site located very near to Cusco. Better known as the Red Fort due to the calcareous stones rich of iron with which it was built. ...
Monday September 8, 2014
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Discovering a new piece of Inca history
Recently, close to the Plaza de Armas, a hidden world of the Incas was uncovered. It lies mostly concealed by the Spanish, modern city. There is an Inca Wall with stairs by the side of what used to be the Saphy River. This river now flows in an underground cannel. ...






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