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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...
Travelers now have the chance to visit Machu Picchu and all the other World Heritage Sites over a two year itinerary, thanks to a new package created by a UK- based website. VeryFirstTo.com is offering this luxurious opportunity, which consists of 157 countries, for £990,000 (approximately $1.5 mil ...
The nomination of Qhapac Ñan to the World Heritage List has been successful in the early stages and met all the requirements needed to file candidacy, Luis Perano, Peru´s cultural minister has announced.
The file will now be submitted to ICOMOS (UNESCOS´s advisory body of the Cultural Heritag ...
All tourists from all over the world and especially all Americans, have been invited by Rose M. Likins, the American Ambassador in Peru, to visit Machu Picchu, the famous Inca Citadel next to Cusco. A few weeks ago, in February, it was Ms. Likins that put a travel alert for all American people visi ...
EU Representative to Peru, Hans Allden, has assured Andina news agency that travellers and tourists from Europe are not concerned or put off by the recent potential kidnapping threat of US embassy workers in the Cusco area.
He asserted that this was because of the country’s known great histor ...
Tuesday February 26, 2013
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Tourism Coming to Machu Picchu Remains Stable and Safe
Mincetur, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism, has rubbished reports of lower levels of tourists arriving at Machu Picchu as a result of the threat on US tourists. The Shining Path’s threat does not seem to be deterring tourists, with Jose Luis Silva, the head of Mincetur, revealing that f ...
All tourism is currently operating as normal in Cusco and the surrounding area, such as Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. The Shining Path’s threat so far has had no effect on trips and everything continues to function. There are an additional number of police deployed in the area in order to com ...






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