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Machu Picchu Ranks #1 On Listing “Iconic Adventures Worth the Effort.”
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Friday April 20, 2018
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The well-known magazine National Geographic has put together a list of places that might require (some) walking, climbing or hiking, but that are definitely worth the effort and give the traveler new perspectives on our place on earth.

And - of course - Machu Picchu in Cusco, Peru has made it on the list! Machu Picchu actually ranks #1 ...
One of the most expensive Peruvian exports may never have been discovered if 2 Americans traveling through Peru had not sent samples of their finding to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to be tested.  The genetic tests revealed something unexpected – the Pure Nacional–Pe ...
The regional governor of Cusco has unveiled a new plan to devote about $8.6 million yearly of the Machu Picchu entrance fees toward constructing the Grand Tahuantinsuyo Museum in Cusco.
According to an Andina news agency report,  the governer of Cusco, Jorge Tito Acurio, said that 15 per ...
Tuesday July 16, 2013
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Day of Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
In 2007, Machu Picchu was chosen as one of the Winners that would comprise the list of the New Seven Wonders of the World.  Shortly thereafter, the government of Peru declared the 7th of July as the official  Day of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu New Wonder of the World".
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Tuesday June 18, 2013
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Luxury tourism in Peru on the rise
In Peru, "luxury tourism" has been steadily increasing in recent years. It currently accounts for 5% of the tourism income in the country. This, according to Carlos Canales, the head of Peru's National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur).
According to Canales, luxury tourism accounted for 3% of tota ...
Wednesday June 12, 2013
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Time to visit Manu in Peru
The dry season, between June and November, is the best time to visit Manu National Park in Peru, which is also celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! It is sometimes impossible to access the park during the rainiest time of the year, between January and April. Since it is illegal to tour the p ...
Tuesday May 28, 2013
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Cusco to attract 300,000 tourists in June
Next month, June 2013, Cusco's Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur) is expecting an influx of around 300,000 tourists from Peru and around the world, who are coming to experience the traditional festivals held in June!
According to Madison Barreto Jara, head of Dircetu ...






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