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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....
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 ...
Tuesday February 19, 2013
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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 ...






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