Solar Train to Connect Argentina and Cusco
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Tuesday February 12, 2019
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...
Tuesday February 19, 2013
All Normal in Machu Picchu Despite Threats
Tourism in and around Cusco, as well as at Machu Picchu is operating normally, after the US State Department issued a security alert on 14 February for US travellers.
The alert advised of the potential threat of kidnapping in the Cusco area, since the criminal organization had said that it pl ...
According to Cusco’s regional office for Culture, young people (21-30 years of age) made up the majority of tourists visiting the ‘Lost City of the Incas’ in 2012.
The site drew 214,276 tourists in this age bracket, far surpassing the next, being between 31-40 years of age with 180,378 tou ...
The Sol and Luna hotel, located in Urubamba, in the Cusco province has been ranked 25th in the Traveler’s Choice 2013 ranking, carried out by travel review website TripAdvisor.
The review said the hotel was “a beautiful facility. The grounds were covered in color and flowers. The landscapi ...
The "Lost City of the Inca’s", Machu Picchu, has celebrated its 32nd birthday as a Protected National Area, and has marked the event with several activities.
There was a civic parade last Sunday in Aguas Calientes, the closest town to the Incan Citadel. The following day children and young ...
Wednesday January 9, 2013
Machu Picchu Strategy Soon to be Updated
Jorge Acurio Tito, Cusco’s regional governor, has confirmed that the future strategy of Machu Picchu will be updated soon in 2013. In his statements to Andina news agency that the technical committee’s plan will determine aspects such as visitors per day that Machu Picchu can afford to allow sus ...

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